Anna Cates

Love in the Time of Covid

dancingtothebeat by Edward Michael Supranowicz

Spring 2020.  No effervescent sparkles beside the fireplace.  No wine glasses clinking.  No strains from a violin.  Only our “great adaptation,” this social distancing . . .

pandemic longing for the daffodils to open  

 

About the writer:
Anna Cates lives in Wilmington, Ohio and teaches online. Her most recent books include The Golem & the Nazi (Red Moon Press) and The Journey (Wipf & Stock). She earned her M.A. (English) and Ph.D. (Curriculum & Instruction/English) from Indiana State University and her M.F.A. (Creative Writing) from National University.

Image: dancingtothebeat by Edward Michael Supranowicz. Digital image. No technical information specified. 2020. By permission. Supranowicz has had artwork and poems published in the US and other countries. Both sides of his family worked in the coalmines and steel mills of Appalachia.