The Anxiety of this Pandemic is Debilitating, but I’m Still Here

Jayson Kristopher Jones
4 min readMar 14, 2021
Image by Randy Rooibaatjie from Pixabay

From the moment that I leave my apartment, it’s a constant game of chess between me and COVID-19. If I touch here, I can’t touch this. If I touch anything, I can’t touch my face. A mask. I always wear a mask. Triple layered or KN95s. But, not the ones that are fakes. Check the list. Get the ones that are approved. Wear it in public and with others. Wear it with those who refuse…

Jayson Kristopher Jones

Storyteller. Social Worker. Ornery Brooklynite. Sarcasm is my love language. Forthcoming essay collection - "It's Been a Time." |