I’m a loner, more comfortable in my own space
than with others.
I’d rather stay home with a book or movie than
go out at night with a group.
The pandemic reinforced
my introvert ways
made me want to stay home
even more. It was safer.
But recently I realized
I also long for contact and shared experiences.
And sometimes it is good to gather.
Sometimes human laughter and storytelling
Sometimes a hug or a smile
So moving forward I plan to mix
alone time with
and weave a comfortable cloth
from the two extremes
that works just for me.