roadside perch the hitchhiker’s distant stare


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  1. seaviewwarrenpoint Says:

    I like the atmosphere in this one. The perch could be either a bird on a branch above the hitchhiker's head, thereby providing some company, or it could be the hiker himself sitting on or leaning against a road sign. The 'distant stare' suggested to me that this person is contemplating their next destination, but not in a rushed way. I feel like he/she enjoys being on the road and is in in no hurry to get there. Having hitchhiked in Europe and at home a lot in my youth, I can relate to this one.

    marion

  2. harrisfr Says:

    And the person could be on branch as well.

  3. polona Says:

    a few possible scenarios with a range of emotions contained in a single line. well done

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