And the cricket and the tennis on TV? It's an 'active' life, channel
hopping, making drinks in the ad breaks.
A relevant poem indeed, Bill :-)
chillin' out watching cricket
On 7 January 2015 at 12:17, Max Richards <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> Well said, Bill - it speaks.
> At the end, with its advice to defer activity, the wit 'put plans on ice'
> a shift perhaps - the lines above don't show postponement or the opposite.
> The headache seems inevitable however still one sits.
> M in Seattle
> On Jan 7, 2015, at 7:12 AM, Bill Wootton <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> > There is a price
> > You can avoid sun-sourced heat.
> > Shut it out, the civilised way.
> > Sit in air-conditioned rooms,
> > in cooled car capsules,
> > in shopping centres.
> > And you appear to have won out.
> > You do not sweat. You move
> > with apparent impunity.
> > Plants wilt outside but what
> > do you care behind your window?
> > Ha! How is your head
> > the next day? Even though
> > not a drop of alcohol has
> > brushed your lips. Your limbs,
> > your core, your chi, all sapped.
> > You feel as if you have been run
> > over by a truck. And you have.
> > The temperature truck.
> > Put those active
> > plans on ice.
> > bw
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