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Tag Archives: smile
30th September 2013 – chugger
Her long, gypsy skirt swirls around her ankles in the wind, flashing. Red, green, yellow, blue; primary colours dazzle in the autumn sun. She wears a yellow jersey emblazoned with a charity logo. Her smile is bright, but slightly forced, … Continue reading
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13th June 2013 – salesman
Suited and booted, quick and slick. He strides towards us confidently. Patter at the ready, he reaches us with an expectant smile.
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10th May 2013 – waitress
As she asks the usual questions, flipping open her notepad with practised ease, she smiles. Her young face lights up. Her otherwise uniform appearance becomes sunny and fresh on this drab, sultry day.
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24th April 2013 – hospital
In the entrance sits a woman in a wheelchair. She looks thin and grey, holding a small cup of water in her hand. Our eyes meet and we smile. A moment of human contact, comforting for us both, I hope.
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17th March 2013 – Tracy
It’s been many years since I last saw her, but she greets me like we’ve never been apart. Her face beams with pleasure as she hugs me. Disabled by Downs Syndrome, she will always be the most loving friend I … Continue reading
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21st February 2013 – old lady
She sits on the bench next to me, in a bright orange coat with a purple hat. I catch her eye and she smiles at me. We talk a little about buses and weather, but it’s the smile that warms … Continue reading
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