near a downtown church, a wedding party spills over the sidewalk onto SE 9th avenue as they walk from the church to an expectant restaurant for a reception. the slender south park blocks are hushed on a sunday morning. a few people reading newspapers, drinking coffee on the park benches. several transients asking for change.

the trees are so tall here, a canopy, that it is hard to notice the reliable rain.


the lean north park blocks have commercial & residential interests surrounding it. walkers with their dogs, readers with their newspapers; transients, joggers & coffee drinkers collide.


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