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Carsten Thomsen


Reality Check


Im greeted with a smile
and a “welcome back”

I check for my usual spot
and finding it available
I sit down

I no longer need to
order
and even remember
beer bringing
waitress’s name

I open the paper
Checks the news

As she passes by
I return her smile
and as she returns
I check her out

As you were
Move along
Nothing special

All is well

Submitted: Wednesday, April 10, 2013
Edited: Tuesday, October 08, 2013

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Im home, back to where the bar people know me by name and where I dont even have to order...

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