Christmas Shopping In 2020.

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Status: Finished  |  Genre: Poetry  |  House: Booksie Classic

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Christmas Shopping in 2020

 

Shopping in December is never easy,

but with the covid situation it’s far more complicated.

There’s a need to keep a distance,

while trying to breathe

through fabric and filter.

Pause and pick up,

don’t linger to think,

just follow the lines up and down the aisles,

reaching out without coming to a...

STOP.

It was a relief to get it done,

and I was so looking forward

to getting back home.

Until I arrived.

And then I wanted nothing more than to get away.


Submitted: December 23, 2020

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AdamCarlton

All loaded up and nowhere to go. That's a horrible Christmas variant!

Wed, December 23rd, 2020 7:40pm

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True, Adam. And Christmas... I don't know what happened to it this year, but it seemed curiously absent.

Sun, December 27th, 2020 4:53am

Mike S.

Be careful what you wish for, Hull, excellent

Wed, December 23rd, 2020 8:27pm

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Thanks, Mike.

Sun, December 27th, 2020 4:51am

LE. Berry

Great piece of concise thought reflecting the complete situation hullabaloo22...

Wed, December 23rd, 2020 10:09pm

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Thanks, LE. I always make it a point not to leave the shopping too late, but this year it caught me out.

Sun, December 27th, 2020 4:50am

Meaghan Kalena

Love it, especially the rhythm!

Fri, December 25th, 2020 1:20am

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Thanks so very much for giving this a read.

Sun, December 27th, 2020 4:48am

Craig Davison

I only bought Scotch this year. Hmm.

Fri, December 25th, 2020 5:39am

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Honestly, I didn't buy much more. Thanks, Craig.

Sun, December 27th, 2020 4:48am

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