in the cold, frozen, the code will not work,
nor will the counting with interuptions, all
things moved about.
there is a discount, on top the discount, so
a discussion ensued on buttons,
roman costumes, whether egyptians
used starch back then.
my mother did, mixed it, dissolved
the lumps in a bowl ready. stiffened the chairbacks
pinned them in place tidy.
we hoped it was not a plastic sheet that covered
the bed shining, glad to see it
was mostly sateen.