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Lunch break. A girl at our table reads Dostoevsky. The guy next to her is in tabloid concentration. I eat my sandwiches and look out through the window. A child on a plastic tricycle watches a bird fly across the … Continue reading
Breaking news: my short flash/prose poem ‘A Flood of Endorphins‘ has now been published in The Restless Consumer and can be read here.
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Her badge says Rita but that isn’t her name. Staff call her the generic cleaning lady but not to her face. She arrives five minutes early, leaves five minutes late, and comes home tired from the night shift but the … Continue reading