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  • Gary Hunter

Take Out - Dec. 1, 2020

of course it’s the burger and fries

your mouth waters for

but in the moment

the cashier’s hand and yours

intersect on the bag above the counter

do you ever taste the human flavor

salted by their eyes

wrapped in a double worded thank you

delivered with the flicker of an extra spicy smile?

the last one

a condiment thrown in

you never asked for

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