I was late as usual though I was a boss at office My trusted driver vroomed us through the highway With my new car addition that got a chance to prove his skills We almost reached the entryway to the office lane When we found ourselves stuck at this prominent signal As usual , I picked up my phone to inform that I was almost there And that there would be no nonsense taken at the presentation to be held I heckled my manager a few times on whatsapp And then jotted down a to do list for the evening meeting The buzzing traffic seemed longer than usual today Making me even more anxious and fidgety Near the pavement, a poor girl looked with eager eyes at the traffic As though she would maneuver into a different world in few seconds. Naïve I thought she was and feeling pity, I rolled over the window And offered her few fruits wrapped in a newspaper. She smiled and obliged accepting it with poise Calling her friends and sharing the fruits at the signal. They all sat down having each a bite of the fruit While she recited the newspaper contents aloud to them Catching me offguard, she winked at me and pointing to my new car She blurted out, “me also, one day” and then the signal went green.
Prompt- You are stuck up at a busy traffic signal. Write a poem (within 30 lines) or a short prose (within 300 words) on anything, person or incident that catches your attention at the signal.
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