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  • You were searching
    the bottom shelf
    at A&P
    doing your best
    Asian squat

    Holding a box
    of mac-n-cheeze
    u turned around
    and gave me your
    thin lips smile

    confused, I fled
    without looking
    my surprised feet
    shuffled to the
    checkout counter

    "Levi," you called
    "Debit," I said
    then punched my code
    and pretended
    not to hear you
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