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Waitress X
with Man Y I came to this restaurant
Waitress X
still you were standing in the same old spot
holding spoons, or sometimes not, and just like last time you
loved observing your customers

my handbag you recalled
recalled how I treated other people
still not that old
but no sign of love in my face
you stared at my handbag
I kept on opening and closing it
is this the one thing you’ll keep in
your memory of me—
that opening and closing
for no real reason?