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A popular spot in the centre of Munich for tourists and locals alike. This was a quiet Tuesday afternoon.


Screen_shot_2017-12-05_at_08.50.24by Patrick Howse03 Nov 2013

The grumpy waitress is lashed
By the twang of Americans
Above the Bavarian hum,
Until the end of her shift.

He drools and dozes
In front of a beer
Three quarters drunk,
Years outsripped by age.

She taps his ruined hand;
Dazed, he blinks alive,
Dribble dripping from slack mouth,
Redness defining weary eyes.

Digging in his pocket,
He mumbles to her:
It's not death
That beats you;

It's life.