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countdown to the inevitable deflation
of your caffeine high before you trudge
to work, scrolling through Netflix’s true crime
section for juicier mysteries, better than
the ones featured on Mindhunter, giving
the time on your iPhone another dreaded
glance, noticing you haven’t eaten much
since your last COVID scare, not terribly
long until someone leaves you a subpar
Yelp review on the coffeeshop’s website



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Arthur Ramirez

Arthur Ramirez

Aspiring novelist and amateur poet and op-ed writer on gay/queer/GSM topics. CA —> MN —> ? Stick around if I haven’t bored you yet.