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Saturday, June 13, 2020

Is to mask or not to mask your question?

Seventy-Ninth Entry, Coronavirus Poetry Diary

A notice posted on the large window at the entrance to American Beauty Salon reads:

Dear Customers: If you FEEL (not think) that you need to wear a mask, please stay home until you FEEL that it is safe to be out in public without one. No Mask Allowed.

business as usual ...
a masked woman mutters
to herself

NeverEnding Story, June 2020

Note: The seventy-ninth entry is a sequel to the fifty-first entry:

business as usual
giant Stars-and-Stripes flapping
over a salon

NeverEnding Story, May 9, 2020