Monday morning blackout #circles #wires #abbotsford #quint #windows

somewhere in the depth

of my evening despair

I figured I should go

for a short walk

to buy some cat food

if nothing else.

my spirits rose

when I remembered

that they’d probably have

Marmite back on the shelves

and so it was:

I now have something

tiny, black and sticky

to look forward to

for breakfast tomorrow.

I am ever-grateful

for small mercies

they keep me alive

in ways that

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