Up in the office, Andy is still saying no to everything Robert and Nellie say. Robert threatens to fire him if he says no one more time and asks if he'd like to say anything else. Andy: "No." At the exit, standing next to Erin with the box of his belongings, Andy says he feels in control and alive. Erin offers to take the box from him, but he says "I got it." By which he means, "I got it." Not that we can tell, with the box in front of it, but I think that's part of the reason he wants to hold into the box. Erin hustles him out of there toot-sweet. There's another box that needs dealing with.
In the tag, Pam digs Ryan's poem out of the trash to read it to Jim, who's in a hurry to get going, at least until Pam reads him the first line: "Kapoor and kadesperate, he watches." Jim asks for the second line, which is, "He is a drifter out to sea." Cut to Jim reading the end to Pam: "And when the Indian Ocean calms, one speck of white remains, in waters cold and Kelly green." They're both fighting back tears. Jim tells the camera, "Ryan can never know."
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