Mostly harmless (corto) wrote,
Mostly harmless
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baby monitor

l was just pouring coffee in the kitchen. TV was off... no noise.

As I reached up to get mug I could hear the baby monitor
making that steady shhhhhhhhhhhhh sound it makes
when all is quiet in the nursery.

My brain accepted this information without hesitation
and I finished collecting a mug from the shelf
and turned towards the coffee maker.

That was when it dawned on me that the baby monitor
hasn't been around for years.

no really.
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