It’s dark outside.
The world slumbers, all too comfortable to wake up, yet.
Some like you though, battle the waves of sleepiness for they have work to attend to.
Work, even if it’s still dark outside.
You grab your phone to just stop the incessant ringing.
I’m up, damnit.
You sit up as the world returns to blissful silence.
The cozy moment lingers for a second, when your face is hit by sharp air.
Shivering slightly, you rub your hands together to warm the frozen digits.
Time to get up.
You get out of bed, even as your entire body protests against it.
Quietly, you pad into the kitchen to put on a pot of tea.
The tea boils as you sluggishly go through your daily activities.
Pouring the tea into your favorite mug, you sit down for a moment.
Cradling the mug with both hands, you allow its warmth to seep into your fingers.
And for a while, it’s just you and the warm mug of tea– as you steal a few peaceful moments before the chaotic day begins...