by strangedayonplanetearth

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Dispatches from an underpaid editor, eating cold chicken and whipped cream at 3 a.m.

Regretting typo in email.  Staring moodily at the Yule tree, which seems to have come from a kinder planet.  Reconsidering use of word “amiable.”  Trying to send loving kindness to my manager, and failing.

A Haiku

Content editor

eats chicken at 3 a.m.,

crying at typo.

Image: modified from page 51 of Infelicia, by Adah Isaacs Menken, 1888, via British Library on flickr