Prism & Pen
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Prism & Pen

A Gay Slice of Red Americana

Coffee shop talk from the front lines

It’s a morning like any other in the coffee shop.

The hiss of the espresso machine, the smell of fresh-ground coffee, the murmur of conversation.

It feels … different, though. I sit sampling the random conversations, looking for the pattern that lets me feel the room. It isn’t uncomfortable, just…



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Henry Lee Butler

No one in particular seeking to diminish ego and accentuate Self, partaking in life with a beginner’s mind. (He/Him/His)