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Ordering Online

To prove we haven’t given up, We order things online Since objects meant for future use Imply that we are fine. A sweet dessert, a case of beer Or scotch or gin or wine Can elevate our kitchen meals To ones at which we dine. Some nitrile gloves, a spiffy mask Of chic and cool design Remind us that to safety While in style we can incline. A buzzing insect’s gotten in? To Amazon, assign The sending of a swatter So that fly will toe the line. For every penny that we spend Is proof that we still pine For a future that our purchases May somehow thus define.

Copyright © | Year Posted 2020




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Date: 6/14/2020 1:33:00 PM
It's rather hard, now, to imagine my life without Amazon Prime. I will say, however, that the masks I ordered from them are not very...."spiffy" or "stylish", but they get the job done. I still prefer to shop for "booze" at a store...but that's just me. A very enjoyable read on a sunny Sunday afternoon, Ilene.
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Date: 6/13/2020 3:51:00 PM
Ironically, your poem is surrounded by online ads for spiffy masks, haha! Another great verse defining these times we live in, ilene.
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Date: 6/9/2020 2:37:00 PM
You are doing better than shoppers who must jump through rings before they can enter a store! The elderly are really put through their paces, so no wonder so many have given up the ghost! Aloha! Rico
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Date: 6/9/2020 7:15:00 AM
You have tackled this topic in a most delightful way, Ilene. I have never been one to order many things online, but these last 3 months I have changed my attitude and made good use of it:) Regards // paul
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Date: 6/8/2020 8:24:00 PM
Oh, sharp insight. An article on the radio relayed that the pawn shops are suffering unexpectedly during this economic low: people are buying new TV's instead of pawning them. Enjoyed this, hugs! xomo
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Date: 6/8/2020 5:19:00 PM
It certainly beats joining a queue Ilene, the only drawback is if you have to return something. Tom
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Date: 6/8/2020 5:07:00 PM
Hubby orders bits and bobs mainly technical stuff but we did get some masks.. getting desserts on line sounds awesome!!:-) hope you are keeping well and hubby is improving:-) hugs Jan xx
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