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Beside the Ponte Vecchio

Beside the Ponte Vecchio

There I sat upon the wall, contemplating my next move. The infamous, Ponte Vecchio was in my sight and all I could do was stare at its shimmering glory, as the October sun grazed the facade. 5 inches from my left, a 20 foot drop onto lush, green, grass; yet I laid comfortably enjoying my moment of, Firenze; despite teetering to my right for protection.

This was my vacation; without any inclination to buy my return flight home. I laughed to myself while watching the tourists avoid the many illegal street vendors standing next to me. Every one of them was on edge with their head on a swivel, to escape, La Polizia just around the corner.

I had nothing to worry about, nor a reason to run. I sat as though floating on air, upon my own cloud 9. Who could claim that they've sat upon this particular wall with a laptop beneath their finger tips; while pounding sequential buttons, forming stories akin to this?

I made my decision, to rejoin my family back in, Canada. Though, I realized with bitter-sweetness, that they won't see my relaxed and smiling face, nor hear my newly acquired Italian voice until December, because Italian classes start next week.

Copyright Antony S. Scandale 2011.

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