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Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Waiting at the Metro Station

Commuters waiting at the Douglas Road Metro Rail bus plaza
Not caring for the light
Mornings in Miami always have some kind of luminosity that somehow escapes us all.
This cropped but otherwise non-retouched pix of commuters waiting to transfer onto a bus at the Douglas Road Metro Rail station probably shows that.
The light above passes unnoticed to most.
All kind of people ride the system.
Some, for apparently no reason at all, use their smartphones to videotape other riders milling around the plaza. You see that and wonder what their motives are. The one thing you don't want to do is get paranoid and  think that they may be following you.
You are after all not that important to have somebody follow you around, you tell yourself.
Still, "God, protect me from zealots and crazy ones," is the one thought that suddenly pops in your mind.
As you can see in the picture, there is inevitably somebody making a a phone call, sometimes advising their contact that they are already waiting for the bus to arrive and that they will be there — wherever that there may be — shortly.
Others just listen to music with their earphones.
The light stays above them.

1 comment:

  1. Wed, Oct 15, 2014 at 9:42 AM
    Thank you so much for this [post] that reminds me those days I spent working with the Team. It is a very typical picture and I enjoyed it in every detail, mainly the guy dressed in dark clothes and hat. Cool!
    JulianCh
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    Thanks. Glad you liked it.

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