Prompt for August 9: Four Lines of Prose on the Troublesome Mr. Gent


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Mr. Gent entered the kitchen, his nose already deep in the Sunday newsprint.

“Miss Sunder, I would like two scrambled egg whites mixed with medium sized mushroom pieces, tomatoes without the seeds, and a teaspoon of salt; an English muffin lightly toasted with just the barest spread of butter and strawberry jam; one piece of crispy bacon; one smoked sausage link; an orange juice glass of milk; and large glass of orange juice.

He sat at the table while she sighed and rolled her eyes. Just a typical day at work.


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