May 20th, 2009

guitar

happy mornings in the twenty-first century

You're watching the news, making breakfast, doing a couple of other things while planning the day ahead when you realise that under all that racket the land line phone is ringing. You crash and tumble through half the flat to reach the phone, overturning things and stubbing your toes. You pick up the hand piece to then hear.. that mechanical pause, followed by "Hello -this is a free offer from..." in a recorded voice..