Joshua Baldwin is an editor at Eephus. He is the author of The Wilshire Sun, a novella. His writing has appeared in The Paris Review, n+1, The Brooklyn Rail, Chicago Review, Prelude, and elsewhere. He lives in Los Angeles. Reach him at firstname.lastname@example.org.
An overseer scribbles tallies of chip volumes like a Broad Street oyster mogul, and the casino sheriff tips his hat to the cash bagger. A fog of love builds up at the blackjack table. But look at the time. Nearly seven o’clock. Time for Topgolf.