two trash receptacles

Franco Amati
Scuzzbucket
Published in
2 min readMar 30, 2024

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Photo by Plato Terentev on Pexels

I’m in the basement of an academic building
I’ve unpacked my lunch — peanut butter and jelly
sandwich — banana, two cookies — Oreos to be exact,
bottle of water, an orange — well, a cutie to be exact…
so, I’m sitting here, alone, and down the corridor
there’s a classroom, someone is giving a lecture,
a grad student, if I had to guess — it sounds boring,
economics I think… three tables in the little lounge
area where I’m sitting — it’s pretty…

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Franco Amati
Scuzzbucket

Speculative fiction writer from New York. Editor of Scuzzbucket. For published work visit francoamatiwrites.com or buy me a coffee at ko-fi.com/francoamati