Poetry: ‘Christmas shopping is better during pandemics’
Christmas music fills the air
As we fight over Black Friday sales -
“Three other customers have this item in their shopping carts”
You curse your slow Wi-Fi
But secretly enjoy the perks of online shopping.
Still in your pyjamas and sipping your hot chocolate,
You get to choose this season’s playlist,
And it’s much better than the mall’s anyway.
Who would ever want to go back to in-person shopping?
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