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Break

Having a breather

Taking a break

Downing tools

Away from the ignorance of fools


A little respite

A short sojourn

Rest n recoup

Rise from the beaten, the stooped


Recharge and refresh

Away from the coal face

Step off the treadmill

Walk to the calm and the silent and still


Closing the eyes

Killing the noise

Speaking to lovers and friends

Before starting the whole thing again



8th Dec 2021

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