Reading During the Pandemic

It’s been five months since the coronavirus pandemic hit the country, shutting down schools and businesses and sending us to our homes like children being sent to their rooms to think about what they’ve done. There is nothing good about COVID-19, but I’d be lying if I said the stay-home situation didn’t come with aContinue reading “Reading During the Pandemic”

The Long and Short of It: A Pandemic Poem

The Long and Short of It I used to get my hair cut twice a year— grow it long, cut it short, grow it long, cut it short. Each trip to the salon wrapped neatly inside an hour, the look I left with as final as the severing of that first big chop. Home haircutsContinue reading “The Long and Short of It: A Pandemic Poem”

May Memories

May is always a full month, but this year it seemed more full than usual. Despite the fact that COVID-19 has, in many ways, made the world feel smaller, it can’t stop time from marching on, nor can it stop people from celebrating its passage, albeit in new ways. This May marked twenty-five years sinceContinue reading “May Memories”