Standing on a Sidewalk in the Middle of Times Square in New York, New York

June 18, 2010
By Talin BRONZE, Glendale, California
Talin BRONZE, Glendale, California
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Like the white rock grounded in a murky river,
I stand between the rushing crowds with no intention to move.
I change their paths for just a moment-
I am the change in their monotonous lives.
On they go,
to their gray buildings,
wearing their gray suits,
carrying their gray suitcases
as their grandfathers had a hundred years prior,
like their grandchildren will a hundred years later.

The world is a sad place.

The author's comments:
I wrote this after actually visiting Manhattan. The city made me wonder if a high-paying job in a corporation is really what makes us happy.

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