3/11/21

There's a guy I always see
on my morning walks.
Walks leaning left 
on his sideways walker
big NASA looking boots
with buckles and straps
on the ankles and shins
lil bald spot on the back
black hair greasy most days
and when I'm downwind
I can smell his very strong cologne.
A thing that always
makes me want to sneeze.
This dude takes himself around
the block
a dragged foot at a time.
I never quite know how
to approach him when he's ahead of me.
Don't want to freak him out
cause him to fall
so I always call out ahead of time
and he always sort of jumps
and mumbles something back
at my good morning
or buenos dias
and then I feel bad
for being able to walk so easily. 
Well
easy for me.