Sketch: Almost Autumn

Line of Lila-Sketch-Line art-Almost autumn
“Almost Autumn”. Pencils on paper. Lila Marquez, 2017.

The pigeons looked down

Today, while feeding the pigeons from the balcony, I saw a street cleaner picked up the trash nearby. The desert sun mounted her shoulder, lingered for a while there, then bid her goodbye. I caught my own chest, my hand met the daylight. It was a relief.

I wish I’ve had the chance to tell the lady that misery will be over soon. It’s been a long summer and the pigeons have flocked the oasis, leaving the breadcrumbs to the feral cats.

And then, we’ll sit for an iced tea under a date tree.

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