At Churchill Square
I saw him leaning back
on the park bench
as if he had all
the time in the world
lunchbox and thermos
I asked him for
some spare change
but he didn’t say much.
All along the process, those spontaneous personal choices to blend/merge into/with context, in order to play and create new possibilities.
“People take pictures of each other Just to prove that they really existed”–Ray Davies, The Village Green Preservation Society by The Kinks
Also the many roles/performances we choose to play in our play/movie/story/poem of life.
Simple play is basic to life. As is the ability to laugh, particularly at ourselves.
Something here too about using juxtaposition to express irony and humor.