Dispatch #027

77 Days and Counting    By Jan Holliday      How do we measure this Pandemic supermarket lines  the bar meter  how much bathroom tissue  on the supermarket shelves  numerating faith  it will end sometime  or is it the number of bathroom tissues  hidden on the top shelf of the garage  like the whiskey bottlesContinue reading “Dispatch #027”

Dispatch #021

Dull reverberation, reality television, and staying sane in quarantine My name is Molly Smith and I’m a creative writer based in Denver. As a single person living alone during the pandemic, my isolation has impacted my daily life in unusual ways… By Molly Smith | Denver, Colorado I’ve been isolated in my one-bedroom apartment forContinue reading “Dispatch #021”

Dispatch #020

The Article By Rosie Katz  I don’t know if Quarantine will ever be over. I don’t know if I want It to be over. I get extremely terrified when I see people. Perhaps one day it will be normal. I’m quiet now. I use to be loud, now I’m hesitant to ask my parents aboutContinue reading “Dispatch #020”

Dispatch #019

ZOOMING WITH STUDENTS By Sofia Scoppettone a kindergarten teacher in Washington DC When I speak to the kids on Zoom I try not to be filled with gloom,  To not think about  How I’m filled with doubt  That I will see them any time soon.  Instead I just try to be there  To be presentContinue reading “Dispatch #019”

Dispatch #018

ESCAPE! By Laura Reyes 9th Grader at Lowell High School, San Francisco, California “Escape!” yells a student from outside our classroom. It was 7th block English when things took a turn. With no knowledge of what was happening on the outside, my whole classroom transformed into a lock-down protocol. Thoughts of a potential intruder roamingContinue reading “Dispatch #018”

Dispatch #017

April 28 2020 case number: 0819999 | save what dates? | case number: 0812000 By Dena Rod missing: the pleasure that comes from the pressure of bodies against your own in the dark bass pulsing and sweat sticking. last seen at new year’s eve shrieking amongst its kingdom as it waved through the party. anyContinue reading “Dispatch #017”

Dispatch #013

2 Poems By Caitlin Krause explaining to my dog about coronavirus   she doesn’t understand anything about this time except maybe the joy that I have become her new best friend always around, always beside her in a way neither of us expected I find myself crawling on all fours, tongue lolling out, my playfulContinue reading “Dispatch #013”