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  • It was hot, first off.
    And second off, it wasn't me.
    This big dreamer, this go getter this "Mr. Best-Student-2014"
    It was a fry cook, and it was dirty.

    I was filling shoes.

    Usually I would have worn work shoes, shoes made for grease stains and bearing shame.
    But I wasn't. I looked down and they were mine, the ones I loved,
    the ones I wore all the time and might or might not have stolen. The ones of a performer.

    And yet here I am;
    dip in, dip out, lift, beep beep beep, dump
    fry fry fry

    Not to bad, I suppose. Saving for college. Working for a Future.

    And first off, it was hot
    And it was second off me.
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