Entropy and Other Inconveniences

Entropy and Other Inconveniences

Part 1


“Nobody took a dump here.” A scrawl in black sharpie stretched over the upper right corner of the booth door. “SEXXX! Call 314-159-26.” The lower margin of the door warned about the pervy limbo dancers.

Andy cracked a smile and checked for the naked chocolate bar and the newspaper in the inner pockets of his long leather jacket. Someone flushed a toilet two cubicles to the right. He heard the someone leave the public restroom, without washing hands. The door slammed shut.

Andy sighed. He squeezed his notebook into one of the butt pockets of his denim. His naked toes felt wet and cold on the tile floor. He took a deep breath. The air was stale, the aroma of urine was overwhelming. He consoled himself with the fact that in a blink he was going to disappear from the questionable puddle, he had to stand in. Continue reading “Entropy and Other Inconveniences”