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Mark Doty


Last night in Queens, three guys in a relay unloading onions from a car into a Halal market, first guy tossing a five pound bag to the second, laughing, second guy maneuvering to catch it, then tossing it on to the third to get it out of his hands as fast as possible, all three taking evident pleasure in the work. Contagious delight.


Special thanks to Mark Doty for allowing us to reprint this 12.23.12 Facebook message-sketch as an irregular.