1st Street between 1st and 2nd

Late night, light cold rain.

Tall blond guy, six foot four or five and lanky, in a windbreaker and skinny jeans, carrying four Key Food bags full of groceries, pitching and swaying his drunken way down the block.  He stops, billows forward, reels back and then collapses backwards onto the sidewalk, groceries tumbling onto the wet ground all around him.

He rolls over onto his hands and knees, gathers his food, gets heavily, unsteadily, to his feet.  Looks around him.

Blond Guy: (confidentially to no one) I’m glad only four people saw that.

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