Five Hundred Yards

an elderly couple sit on a bench  on La Croisette Cannes France - photograph by Paul Conneally 2016

An elderly couple sits down in the shade for a while. 

They take the weight off their feet and watch the world go by. 

His leg gently rests against her knee.

Years ago they walked La Croisette a small hand each between them. 

A little girl lifted and swung every ten steps along the way.

Just ten minutes sat here and off again.

five hundred yards
of bonjours
an espresso
at Bar 72
and then home

Little Onion

Photograph: Paul Conneally, Cannes, 2016

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