I stopped a woman from coming into the corner liquor store. She wasn’t wearing a mask. She took off. They were selling N95s at the register. Probably a fake N95, but I bought her one anyway and chased her down. She wordlessly took the mask. She won’t wear it.
Jennifer Shneiderman is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and a writer living in Los Angeles. Her work has appeared, or is forthcoming, in Indolent Book’s HIV Here and Now, The Rubbertop Review, the Poetry in The Time of COVID-19, anthology, Variant Literature, Wingless Dreamer and Trouvaille Review. Currently, her ER doctor husband is on the front lines of the pandemic and her teenage son is in quarantine.