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Office Life [Artwork]

In General/Creative by FaythFuILeave a Comment

I haven’t done art in a while, and let’s just say that this piece has been in my head for a while. I’ve been at my new job for about 2 months now, and it’s come with its own set of challenges and successes that I’ve never seen in my life. Working full time in itself is tough, it’s been …

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Thank You for Your ‘Thank Yous’

In Hey Life, It's Me Again, Writing by FaythFuI2 Comments

Thank you. Thank you. Thank you. This phrase is something I hear multiple times at my new job – Outback Steakhouse. I currently work there as a server, and have found myself vastly driven by the fresh, fast-paced environment. Whether I’m grabbing side dressings, busing tables, or taking orders, I’m constantly moving. My body is finally matching the stature of …

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Malfunction [Freeverse Poetry]

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I was the definition of a malfunction. A machine that had feelings. How funny. Machines aren’t supposed to¬†feel. They aren’t supposed to cry or laugh. But I do. I’m a machine that feels. One that hurts every moment I swallow oil to lubricate my gears. One that hurts every moment I flip the “On” switch on the side of my …