Day 30: Shopping in the age of virus

Prompt: Returns   Five-fifty on a Sunday in the age of virus: Details of a life-threatening routine shopping run: Four packs toilet paper — the most they would sell. Auto dish powder times two, dish liquid lime, dish liquid lemon, dish liquid apple pear, dish liquid grapefruit, lemon glow disinfectant, and in mandarin and ginger, […]

Day 25: The flight

Prompt: “Hymn to Life” by James Schuyler guided by Hoa Nguyen   We wait for order to settle, like when we lay bricks to build new edifices to introduce us to the neighborhood as owners, keepers of titles, not tenants. They can rent from us, of course. Unfortunately, we cannot part from home-grown papaya fruit […]