Harbourwalk Poem W069

I’m not attached to
My technology on the
Scenic Harbourwalk –
I am writing poetry –
You? Judgmental old couple?

06.01.18

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Copyright by Minh Tan on listed dated of completion.

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Notes to this poem…

I overheard an old couple on the bench next to me make this judgment on me. Then their smart phone blinged loudly. Must have been a text cause they responded in conversation, with many more blings each time a response came in. Finally, they called and it was over getting groceries.

I guess their hearing wasn’t very good given their small talk, blings and phone conversation were easily overheard by me on the bench next to them with a bench space in between!

hate hypocrites!

The W-series poems comprise mostly of haiku or tanka composed during walks I took on the portion of Halifax’s waterfront known as the Harbourwalk, in 2018, when the Seabridge was in place.

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