This week, Pegman takes us to Cape Town, South Africa.
Feel free to stroll around the area using the Google street view and grab any picture you choose to include in your post.
TURNING THE CORNER
Kelvin M. Knight
His feet itched. His feet sweated. He couldn’t scratch them though, not in these wellies.
These black, perfect-fitting wellies he’d been guided to upon first entering Cape Town. These wellies protected his feet. These wellies protected his soul. From the ravages of broken glass in these gutters. From all their broken hearts and broken lives.
Grimacing, he collected fragments from them all. Bits of their lives they no longer wanted, stuffed into black plastic sacks or crammed into cardboard boxes and hurled away. Gone forever, but not his forever, not for those who need it today and tomorrow.
Smiling, he sifted through their cast-offs. Humming, he made pillows out of their black plastic sacks, built homes out of their cardboard boxes. Singing, he left these on the street corners despite their wild-eyed looks, their finger-jabbing jeers.
‘Food be nice.’ He beamed. ‘Food, thanks be, everyone. Amen.’
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