The weather channel
which I watch assiduously
at the beginning of each day
as well as the news channels
which I take in
in order not to be too optimistic
as I marvel at the coming of each morning
as well as ALL of the channels
moved into an exasperating blur
so that the quotidian aspects of my day
were replaced by momentary frustration.
I felt cut off from the world.
But after hours of disconnect
I settled down into acceptance
and enjoyed the quiet ambience.