Friday, June 3, 2011

Day 277: Smoke and mirrors

A seat opens up
I gleefully slide away
From your hacking cough

Smoker's cough knows no season.

On the subject of smoking, kudos to NYC for banning smoking in public parks. Ku-DON'Ts to Mayor Bloomberg for expecting regular people to enforce it. I was at the Boathouse over the weekend and a surly bikini-clad young woman lit up an obligatory American spirit. I toyed with the idea of reminding her that it's now illegal to smoke in parks, but she looked like she could have kicked my ass.

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