When did the streetlights come on? Did you see the sun set?
News: Several people in Wuhan, China have tested positive for a novel virus being referred to as Covid19.
Glass reflexively seals out the darkness. A sudden darkness revealed only from inside a lit room at dusk.
Text: School Closed for students. All teaching staff report to the Media Center.
Have you met your real parents?
Unspoken response: How many hours did your mom spend in labor when you were born?
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A surprising indication that my emotional health was deteriorating . . . Something that I’ve noticed . . . As a child, I believed each letter of the alphabet had its own personality and relationship to its adjacent letters in a sort of alphabet drama.
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Am I doing enough? How can I advocate relentlessly for students? What grand gesture can I offer in this time of crisis?
Revelations of betrayal have rocked the nation.
I’m allowed to be angry with my loved one, but strangers? I don’t need your self-righteous pity.
I’ve joined an invisible club of people who understand that life is not under our control. The initiation into the club is unpleasant, but its existence creates a camaraderie against those who have never been deeply wounded by scandal.
A colleague stretches her eyes after someone offers her some leftover Asian noodles.
Stomach freezes. Split second delay. Finally, “I saw that.” Reverse two finger half joking gesture from my eyes to hers.
Later, second guessing if the gesture was overly dramatic while simultaneously disappointed that no white person commented.
Buzz. White letters against a gray background scroll over the small black screen.
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Introverts will answer the phone during a pandemic.