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Thu Jun 15 2000 at 9:26:57
They're out there
right now. If you can't see them you're probably one of them. The room, as seen from the street, looks somehow smaller than it would feel inside it. The window, blinds still open, offers an outline of a
. The rooms is bathed in intermittent splashes of blueish light. Then darkness,
. The space between commercials. Then, the blue flares back up and again you see the
. Living rooms, bedrooms, dens. Perhaps two or even three rooms give you
. If you're in the city you can see it too: just look at the side of any
building. You can even see it through drawn curtains and blinds. The black and tv blue.
The sunset of the tv babies.
And we, the living. We walk by, unnoticed by the tv babies. Unheard
and picking the choicest
from gated gardens. Perhaps the occasional
is misplaced. A
. Some frozen steaks.
All your useless toys.
you saw on
. You even pictured yourselves using them. Pictured yourselves
the gardens. You were never going to use that
. (I will.) Well, my dear
, don't worry; all of these
are covered on your
That one you bought that had the cute commercial.
You'll be okay.
Your tv will hold you through the tough times, bathing you in its
cool blue light
... blacking out momentarily only to remind you how much you
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