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The human zoo

They pass my window every day the young, the old, the tired, the grey, the little woman going to church, the teenage lover left in the lurch, the silver haired lady, a faded ingénue, the argumentative couple with children, two. The retired school teacher with the nervous tic, the lady in a headscarf walking very quick, the Jehovah's witnesses who hover by and by, looking and wondering is it worth another try? The postman with a parcel, always for next door, the reluctant school kid, wondering what education's for? I sit and watch this panoply of ordinary everyday folk, laughing, crying, interacting, sharing a current joke, and wonder at the diversity of the people that I see, and think how strange and wonderful and funny we can be.

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Date: 10/6/2020 1:43:00 PM
Is amazing how much you notice when watching others going about their daily business, interesting seeing all the different intereactions. Emilia : ) x
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Date: 10/6/2020 1:54:00 PM
Hey Agent. It is fascinating Emilia and all the people in this poem pass by my window. Hope you’re keeping well x