A Side of the Road

There is an easy and a hard side of the road I use to get to work. The hard side has one short stretch of sidewalk that motorcyclists park their bikes on, a patch of tarmac leading up to a junction where one has to stand at the edge of a four foot gutter or be in the way of the cars that come up behind you. On the easy side, the sidewalk has only one ditch and a sack of manure and four concrete pots. You can see the cars coming towards you. It’s also the crowded side of the road. So crowded, you have to walk on the tarmac sometimes.

Maybe there are no easy sides.

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