Inside Our Time: Virus Blues…and Grays by Betsy R. Rosenthal
How I wish that Covid-19 would cease and desist its brutal march like my watch stopped cold this morning, refusing to budge past eleven o’clock. But no, the monster insists on spreading its tentacles using stealth and speed, much faster than the progress of the gray in my roots as it strives to saturate every strand while salons have shuttered their doors and I’m sheltering inside like a good soldier, with gnawing despair and dreams of a return to the days of my rich brown hair.
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