Really Fast

Really Fast

How’s your day been?

My day’s been going
really fast
she said with a smile
and a delighted little laugh
as she moved my items 
across the barcode laser
with the precision and speed
you can only find
at Costco

And I said

and when I 
walked away
with my $242 receipt (WTF?)
I wondered why
I had said 

that a woman is
delighted her day
is passing
as quickly as possible

When all I want
is for mine
to take a leisurely stroll
into eternity

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