Thursday, April 20, 2006

One Hundred Words While Drinking Coffee

I am sitting in a Starbucks in Border’s Bookshop, drinking coffee. All around me are people sitting at tables alone or in pairs. A mother and daughter, a retired couple, single women surrounded by shopping bags, and a few men, brief case or rucksack beside them.

All of them are busy either talking, reading newspapers or new books, a woman is fidgeting with her mobile phone. A man in his twenties is fiddling with his i pod. Two women are sharing a joke.

I take a book of poetry from my bag and open it, reading, I slip silently away.

1 comment:

Simon said...

Ah, the joys of bookshops in London!

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