A day in Detroit Michigan
It is a cold, cloudy, overcast morning in Detriot, Michigan. It is very remote here and there have only been a few people I have seen walking the streets. I have seen only about four people so far as I am walking downtown, and those were African Americans. I have not seen any white people though at this time. I feel as if I am in another country. Most of the city at this time is very remote and there are not a lot of businesses that are still in business. I feel cold here and as I am walking the energy that I am feeling is very shut off and bare. I feel as if I am in a place where no one wants to be, and I am a little scared that I am walking these streets with just my brother and I. Everyone that we have passed by have looked at us strangely probably wondering why we are walking these streets.
It is 10:00 am in October here in Michigan. Dead leafs surround the sidewalks and streets as the colored leafs start changing. This is my favorite time of year in Michigan. The sky is grey and the air is chilly so we are dressed pretty warm. The sun is trying to come through the clouds but so far it is still very cloudy and gloomy. No one is around and I am looking at the buildings in the city and how a lot of of these buildings are so different. There are a lot of abandoned buildings around and it looks as if non one wants to come and take care of them anymore. This is when that cold feeling really started kicking in as I'm realizing that this city is so dead and seems like no one wants to keep this city alive anymore.
The sun is finally starting to peak through the clouds now. It is now 2:30 in the afternoon here in Detrioit. I have seen more people at this time walking around. When the sun started coming out, I felt that it touched the city in a way and made everything have more hope that surrounded me as I walked up and down these streets. The city had more of a positive feeling at this time, and the sky was turning...
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