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Human Parts


A Quiet Morning in America

It gets under your skin

I pour myself another cup of coffee: two scoops into the Aeropress, a gentle pour of boiling water, a quick stir. I leave the plastic stirrer in the tube like a tombstone while the water percolates through the grounds.

Quiet mornings are hard to come by.




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Ben Werdmuller

Ben Werdmuller

Writer: of code, fiction, and strategy. Trying to work for social good.

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