an older woman riding public transit, while looking out the window; which reflects the author's tone in her letter to CO-VID

I had no idea as to the impact you would have at this transition point in my life.  Prior to your arrival, I had already sold my house and private practice, making a conscious decision to leave my home of 41 years and to retire to a new city and state.   I had done this only one other time in my life – when I moved away from my family of origin at the age of 26 to settle in an unknown city in Florida…


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Dear COVID-19 (or Dear Isolation)

a man in isolation looks out of his window during the COVID quarantine as discussed in the corresponding letter

Can I write to you if I don’t believe to have contracted you? Like the overwhelming majority of folks – I think – I’m without your diagnosis but still living under your rule. I’m social, and I’m impatient – two rough traits to have at the moment when we’ve been asked to isolate for an undetermined period of time…


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Okay, Corona (a Call for Submissions)

A graphic RX template with request for use of narrative medicine to cope with the COVID pandemic.

No doubt, you are one powerful creature. You managed to cage an entire country in only a few weeks time! You are a force to be reckoned with & yet, I’ve been wrestling with this letter to you for weeks…. I have so much to say to you – & about you – it literally hurts!


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