COVID-19 isn’t the worst.
No, being told you have only months to live, during the COVID-19 pandemic, that’s the worst.
My partner’s flight from America was cancelled. My brother lives on the other side of the country.
I felt I was instructed to view the last few months of life from my living room windows.
I just wanted hugs.
It was later a friend suggested I should hug myself. This seemed incoherent, yet as soon as I did, my body erupted.
… … ...
But then... light.
The tumour... just stopped... growing.