Why You Can’t Find the Matching Sock

The shower water, suddenly less hot for a few seconds.

The outlet that doesn’t work. It worked yesterday.

The missing sock from the dryer.

The way the wooden spoon in the dish drainer caught your sleeve
and so fell over onto the metal salad bowl balanced there,
so the salad bowl fell out of the drainer and clattered onto the marble counter
where it…



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