It is Thursday. Is he there?
Despite the darkened sky,I see him.
He is a black man sitting in a white plastic chair.
He is surrounded by six white plastic chairs.
Despite the darkness I see the red glow from his cigarette.
He smiles and waves
Because I knew you I have been changed for good Stephen Schwartz
I happen to love quotes and there are so many to chose from.Choosing just one quote for this assignment was difficult. I settled on this one as not only do I like the song but I believe these words. In one day so many people can touch our lives and leave their mark on us. Sometimes a simple gesture or word can change and brighten our way. There are good friends that always change us for the better. But sometimes an acquaintance or blogger can light the way. Whoever it is I am grateful as they pass and shine their light on me.
He snapped the picture from the second floor balcony. He had a strange looking smile on his face. He was not happy with the blurred picture but he knew he had to exit the station.
The train patrons were not happy.There was the constant checking and rechecking of cell phones. As if that was going to change the situation. Some were running to see if their train was on the track. It didn’t matter but the running helped them stay warm. The stations was frigid as if someone deliberately cut the heat.
The rumors were flying. Something on the track. But if that was true,why weren’t the other trains running? Was it a union strike? They were always threatening to strike.Someone said it was a baby carriage on the track. Another was positive there was an adult body on the track.
And he was outside delightfully imagining the frustration they were feeling. He knew what was going to happen and he was patiently waiting for the big moment..the moment when their lives would change forever….