Sketch journal · What I saw

A regular day

He stood in the middle of the sidewalk and gazed at me as intently as I must have been gazing at him. I was trying to get a read on who he was or what he might be celebrating. When I got home, I googled an interfaith calendar to see if the day was a religious holiday or commemorated anything special. Nothing – just a regular day in Parkdale.

11 thoughts on “A regular day

    1. Possibly! Parkdale is one of the more multicultural neighbourhoods in Toronto. It’s also been home to consumer survivors, artists and the working poor (now being gentrified rapidly) so I wasn’t sure if he was from an orthodox sect or yes, just being himself and dressing up.

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