We don’t have time to be scared.

Going to bed at night and checking the news makes peaks and valleys of worry and fear and we cut these outliers off and make it flat.

We don’t have time for peaks of fear and valleys of worry. We have jobs to tend, and kids to wash, and so we ride the middle. We take these peaks and valleys and put them in our pockets and save them for later, for drink or for poetry or for extra long showers.

We’ll come out of this worse for the wear, the peaks and valleys falling out of our clothes and messed up hair and trailing behind us, as the sun warms our faces and arms,

Self-Isolation – Day 16: Forts in the basement. Breakfast for supper.

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