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Spare Change

We get what we can take

Photo by Amelia Spink on Unsplash

A prose poem.

Last night I watched a man pay for his packs of Coca-Cola with a bag of spare change.

His toothless frown — emboldened by the wrinkles encasing his face. Well-worn and overdue for relief, his slack mouth reminded me of this remarkable feat — the one we call living.

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