Vancouver Moment

A young man in his twenties cycles in the mist and threatening rain, adhering to no known traffic laws. His hair is longish and unruly in the fashion of the mid-twenties man, which I can see because he wears no helmet. He has a brightly-coloured bag made out of recyled materials, which is draped over his shoulder. The colours remind me of a set of juggling balls I once owned. Out of the bag dangles a set of Ear Buds. The aspect of the scene that defines this as a Vancouver moment, is the paper cup of coffee that he holds, which he alternates between drinking awkwardly and balancing precariously, all the while he also dodges foot and vehicular traffic.

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About Tentative Equinox North

Theatremaker, Homemaker, Thoughtmaker. Great hair, Probably looking forward to my next nap.
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4 Responses to Vancouver Moment

  1. I’m sure it was organically grown, free trade coffee.

  2. Sarah says:

    And of course he was either listening to (pirated) classical music, K.D. Lang and/or “Flight of the Conchords”.

  3. heather says:

    How many nose, ear, lip, eyebrow rings did he have?

    You’ve painted a vivid picture!

  4. Paul says:

    Crazy west coast.

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