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The shoe polisher and the gentleman
That looks like a chaplain, what is he doing?
The gentleman is holding his pipe, the other one is tying his shoe. He is really tying his shoe because it broke.
they are talking, the man with the pipe looks like a real gentleman. They are both elderly. The gentleman is enjoying his pipe.
It takes place in our neighborhood on a square. On a canal. In Rotterdam. No not in Rotterdam, Rotterdam is to far away.
They know each other, they are having fun.No they do not know each other,the gentleman with the pipe is to proud, he is a snob. He is calmly smoking his pipe, and he does not care about anything in the world. He is not a professor, he is stupid.
When they are done the gentleman goes, the chaplain searches for an other broken shoe. The gentleman is shying away quickly. The chaplain is poor.
I hear people walking, there are also standing some chairs. That is a bicycle parking. The chairs are for special events.
There are also some garbage bags. With shoestrings! It is autumn, because it is rainy.
He is a shoe polisher he does not have a family. he is Italian, his name is Giovan