Sunday, April 11, 2010
I nodded and smiled. I wished he would just go away.
"Stick with me, chief," he said. "No one will bother you as long as I'm around."
"Is that right?" I said.
He chuckled. The green tooter behind his fake moustache quivered in response. For the first time, it seemed, he noticed the funny disguise he wore. "Yeah, I just sell these on regular days, when I have nothing to do."
"Hey, friend," a young man called from out back. "How much for the toy?"
"P25 lang." He scampered off to the prospective customer with his wares. I sighed, relieved to be finally at peace.