Standing Still in Wilmington Square

Wilmington Square on a week day afternoon in June.  Impressions: Frilly, heavy trees, buoyant greenery, gnarled trunks, overflowing bins, a pigeon exploring the debris.  Oblong bandstand, a person on the ground in a sleeping bag, sturdy benches, men sitting.  Crowds of tiny flies, clouds of cigarette smoke, cloudy sky, warmth. Beautiful and seedy. Question: What happens …

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