Rush Hour Walk

He went into the oncoming pedestrians, half of them on their phones, and failed to pull his shoulder back, knocking the woman, intent on her messages, sideways. 20150106_075704Another was coming right after her, protecting a plastic bag. 20150106_080100(0)“What ya got in there?”

“A crystal palace.”

“Looks like some bullshit trophy to me.” 20150106_080041“Come on, man, have a heart.” The homeless man was on his knees, hat and sweater askew. “Jesus had a heart for you.” 20150106_080108He┬ácut around him and hurried down the stairs to the 5 train.