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$7.25 an hour,
40 hours a week,
400 customers.

At closing time, 11:00,
fryer grease splashes on the floor.
One last run of frozen burgers for the final customer.
Order: lettuce, tomato, pickles, no onion.
This is food for those who live fast.

Watching the clock, waiting to leave, at
11:10 he flips the fatty burger onto the bun.
no onion.

Rushing to leave this stressful job at
11:15 he sweeps the floor and puts out the final order
as I put the burger into the fry filled bag. At
I realize I forgot the pickles.

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