From a distance, they seemed together. Engrossed as if in a game….and a deep conversation. It seemed they could not be bothered about anyone or anything around them.
Were they together truly?
Being in close proximity does not mean togetherness . Does it?
For her it was a momentary pause….a rest from her tiring day…..
He had been waiting for someone to come along in his direction. A temporary relief from his loneliness. For years he has been sitting there, watching people come and go. some stay for a moment and some longer but leave they eventually do.
Soon she will be on her way and he will remain there as before.
A silent togetherness, a moment no one felt, a time no one saw.
This sculpture called ‘The Winner’ of a man playing a game of chess is installed in Century park , Calgary AB along 8th Ave.
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