Ill-lumination

By Renie Rivas

Fully-vaxxed. Truly blessed.
In a chair. On a date.
Eating a meal. Drinking a drink.
Thinking “How wonderful.” Under awful fluorescent bulbs. Over a year of eating alone.
Ordered something special. Had the PTSD.
It deserved better lighting.

Renie Rivas is an actress, comedian, and podcaster in Los Angeles. She is a graduate of the Advanced Improv Program at Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre in Los Angeles. Rivas has contributed to a number of books for humor publisher The Devastator and was selected as a poet for Indolent Books’ What Rough Beast online edition.

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