I spread butter on my teacake, and sip my coffee.
I am distracted by a noisy child at the next table,
And shift my position to get more comfortable.
I turn my eyes from watching people in the queue,
To look at you, and listen to your news.
The writing prompt today was to pay attention to myself, especially when what’s going on for me affects my interaction with others. No judgements, just observe…
Several other times today I noticed moments when a thought, a feeling, or a physical need in me, affected the way I related to someone else, not all suitable for a public small stone! But perhaps just being aware made all the difference…