Graffiti Time

“Graffiti Time” (19 August 2020) — digital collage by AleXander Hirka

I’m sorry I can’t help you today.
That was Elenor’s standard response to the string of panhandlers she encountered on the walk from her home to subway.
Their typical response was god bless you have a nice day.
Elenor thought this exchange was better than the usual silence that went back and forth between those asking for change and those on their way with life.
Today she had one dollar left in her pocket…