Still Waiting

Still Waiting

The sun is not out but the market is still too warm, too humid. 

Sweat trickles down my back.

A man with Tourette’s curses the air, marching up between fruit stalls and cheap fashion towards Loughborough’s famous Sock Man sculpture.

Strawberries three punnets a pound.

still waiting
the pregnant woman mops
her brow with her sleeve

Paul Conneally
Loughborough
July 2015

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