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“Kafka the Bagger”

by S. R. Meins

Groceries had been disappearing all morning—a ham steak, a box of grain cereal, a quart of milk. Kafka would arrange the items carefully and place them into the bag precisely—with a nearly artistic vision for composition in order to best suit the customers’ needs for carrying and unpacking and for keeping things fresh and undamaged—but as the items went into the bag, they would disappear.

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