Eye contact’s discouraged, brief and infrequent,
I’m leaving… this room, ‘til you start acting decent,
I can hear you breathing, you’d better desist,
The sound or the action, whichever’s quickest.
Are you doing things, just to get on my nerves?
But we used to be Besties, if memory serves.
Those days seem a lifetime away from where we are,
Right now, I’m angered, by you being near.
I see the illogical mood swings of you,
The title is anyone’s, who will best who!?
You won’t get the better of me, that’s for sure,
Challenge accepted, I’ll settle the score!
The greatest throw down in the history of lockdown,
Gone are the days when a friend could just pop ‘round,
There’s no referee here, so anything goes,
When will this war end? …nobody knows.
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Being confined under the same roof for months on end, with little to-no reprieve, is enough to drive most of us up the wall, and transform us into real-life enactments of the classic cartoon, Tom and Jerry, on an infinite loop!
The smallest things can rub you the wrong way… “Oh, I see that THAT plate has 7 baked beans more than mine!” “Well, maybe you shouldn’t have played the song I don’t like earlier, then!” “So, you DID give me less beans on purpose!?!” 🤯😆 …and that’s when you actually SPEAK to each other.
I sincerely feel that Sun Tzu is stirring in his grave, wanting to reanimate just long enough, to write and publish a bestselling sequel to his book “The Art Of War”, and call it “The Art Of Lockdown” …with several detailed chapters on close-quartered survival and strategy.
I’d read it, that’s for sure! 😉 For one thing, it’d help to pass the time, and it might stop me from plotting revenge for the hard-fought, Battle of the Beans! 😆🤣😂 How are you other caged beasts out there, managing in your zoo-like animal enclosures?
Love and Respect always,
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