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June 2009, vol 5 no 2

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Darcy Blahut

 

Waitress

You served me apple cheeks and dimpled bread. I did not eat at first, but contemplated grace – how the plate would rest once the meal had ended.

your smile, crusted,
yet to the room says thank you
more than a day’s wage

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