It used to be rude,
Except home alone,
With blinds down,
Slippers on and hot
Homemade soup in
An old chipped mug,
Two smoldering logs
Sighing over coals
In a sooty fireplace.

(Source: “Slurp”, 40×41: Midlife Crisis Postponed)

From down-home cozy to global content consumption in two tidy stanzas. Beat that!

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