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bedlam by Robert R.

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  • it's always rooibos.

    the spearmint has a phony feeling in my mouth and the abundant caffeine will kill me, so it's rooibos for me.

    characters ooze from the backroom's dingy light watching me with a new partner, admiring my new words, envying my new skin. i strut about in my new soul, tasting his words that sometimes weigh so heavily, i need another swig of rooibos.
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