Should I shuffle the cards at the bar? For a brief moment, I thought of putting on a show, entertain them. It’s nice when they cheer. But then the surge of fans pressing in around me would fill me with anxiety. Still, with the tips I usually get, could buy me a one-way trip home. I could finally kiss this town goodbye — Le sigh.
Why did my coffee look like tan dirt? The steam coming off the cup was murky too. It made my stomach churn.
Slowly, I turned my head back to the glittery lights of The Strip.