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 6: Hell

Prompt: Ekphrastic poetry and The Garden of Earthly Delights   One December we’ll wake to a morning full of fog. What seems like snow is powdered glass mixed with sand — nostrils used to burning, eyes sting from soft breezes escaping between doorway cracks and broken walls, the smell of perpetual dread — the bombs […]