WNO did a Zoom session for our “First Monday” (Thanks Katharine!) meeting. Great fun, I recommend it.
The prompt (thanks Yvonne) was (unsurprisingly):
Write about the Past, Present or Future of the novel coronavirus using one of these genres:
It had been a long time since they’d taken their favorite walk along the river, near the seawall. “I can’t see the Island,” she said. He shook his head.
“Can’t see much of anything anymore,” he said. She grasped his arm more tightly, and they sped their pace a little.
“Look!” she said and pointed toward the jetty. At the end of it two figures were carrying things between a small boat and a pickup. “Are they loading or unloading?”
He stared a while, then turned away and shook his head. “A little of both, I think,” he said. “Looks like they’re loading up supplies for the Island.”
“And collecting …”
“Yeah,” he said, “collecting from the Island for…”
“Sssh,” she said. “Don’t say it, please. I get it.”
They turned away from the river and headed up toward High Street.