Ms. Greenberg called it her caesura: her daily break in her eight-hour workplace melody—more like a dirge, she sometimes joked. Fancy vocabulary words added syllabic class to any day, she felt, although a steaming cappuccino from the break room’s coffeemaker—a sleek gray machine that looked futuristic in her blocky beige office building—also helped improve her life, in a joltin’ kinda way.
Some coffeemakers (but not that one) now have Bluetooth built in, she thought during her last caesura. Her electric toothbrush had Bluetooth—a Bluetoothbrush, heh. She sipped her cappuccino and thanked Jebus for wordplay, heh heh.
Copyright © 2017 by David V. Matthews
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