Watching, a past-time


People watching.
A past-time.
Have a coffee, watch.
A story in the making.

A love affair.
A fight between lovers.
A break-up, goodbye.
The silent picture.

Make believe.
The imagination.
Mini production.
To watch, to direct.

From the cafe table.
Scanning the room.
A frown, a laugh.
Someone else is scanning.

Our eyes connect.
Caught in action.
Sheepish we are.
We look away.

What are the odds?
Same hobby, same place in time.
You, watching.
I, watching.

By C.E. Pereira


Author: cepcarol

I'm a Eurasian of Portuguese, English, Scottish and Malay heritage. And my extended family are of Chinese and Indian heritage. My world is made up of different colours like the rainbow. And like the rainbow I am unique. Reading is my form of relaxation, to escape from the drudgery of daily life and enter into a world of the imagination. It is the love of reading that has led me to try my hand in writing short stories and poems. I hope that in some way my stories and poems will take you for a little while away from the drudgery of the present into the pages of imagination. To new friends found, I bid you, Welcome. Sincerely, C.E. Pereira

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