Tea for One

I make a cup of tea. I have to heat the water in the microwave because there's no kettle, but I make a cup of tea. For the casual office worker, throwing a Lipton into seaming water will suffice, but I was raised differently and this just isn't a cup of tea. It's Yorkshire tea.…

Silence.

They laughed and told me to enjoy the silence. It wasn't until the snow started falling again, that I remembered how quiet without can be. Most mornings, the birdsong bursts through, but I've been sleeping, guilitly, late while the rest of the world gets into its commutes and car rides and cubicles. I wonder if…