Just Another Covid-19 Saturday (My Coronavirus Diaries, Installment #6)


Saturday, March 28, 2020   I. Late-Night/Early Morning Supplication, 2:08 AM Dark rain falls. Drops spray on the roof, the windows, the ground, the grass, the trees. Not a hard rain This time, But a mist In a shroud of fog. Will the wetness refresh the world beyond my door? Will this shower lull me … More Just Another Covid-19 Saturday (My Coronavirus Diaries, Installment #6)

Just Enough (Bankrupt) [My Coronavirus Diaries, Installment #4]


March 24, 2020   I thought I had just enough. Just enough foodto keep my body strong.Just enough common senseto keep from doing wrong.Just enough heartto smile through the pain.Just enough sunlight savedTo endure days of rain. But in these darkest of days,there is no surety to be found.Except the near-certaintythat I am bankrupt-bound. I … More Just Enough (Bankrupt) [My Coronavirus Diaries, Installment #4]

To My Future Self


March 21, 2020 2:43 AM Never forget your first language, which is Music.Before words called out to you,Music fed your infant soul.Even your mother knew this.She recalled how you wriggledTo the sound ofFlight of the Bumblebee—Though you were hearing itAs the theme song ofThe Green Hornet,Playing on the televisionIn the living room Of the tiny … More To My Future Self