Totalfeckineejit is our driver this week and he suggests we sit quietly and observe the way we feel, our surroundings, etc. I made my observations early this morning:
I sit, comfortable and relaxed in my armchair.
The reading lamp casts it's gentle light
as I listen to the early morning sounds -
birds singing, a dog barking,
the heating boiler humming.
Eyes closed, I take a sip of my first cuppa of the day.
It is just the way I like it - not too hot, not too strong.
It warms, revives and refreshes me
when I am still heavy with sleep
and gratefully cocooned in warmth and comfort.
It invigorates and stirs my sluggish brain into action
so that I can begin to plan my day.
I take more sips, watching the daylight
strengthen behind the closed curtains.
By the time my cup is empty I am fully awake.
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