Read & eat
Maybe this is why some people like to read while on the toilet. Words go in, waste comes out. There are some books over my toilet, but I don't read them. I guess they're there for other people, which might be gross if I think about it too much. I think mostly they're there because I like to have books in every room of the house.
When I was a smoker, I enjoyed reading while smoking, but it was complicated. Usually it meant I had to go outside. Afterward I'd feel the need to drink something or wash my hands. Often, it felt too distracting, and would too easily become more about the cigarette than about the book. With eating, there is tranquility, symbiosis: the body moves toward fulfillment, digestion, while the intellect and imagination similarly churn, break down.
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