The Plague of Alone: (Because 17 months of not hugging your grandchild, because you talk to yourself too much, because why wear the good jewellery?).The Plague of No Money: (Because will your job last, because will you get a job, because will they make you go in to do your job?).The Plague of Fear: (Because she works in a grocery store, because he coughed in the waiting room, because someone else can help the neighbour).The Plague of Abuse: (Because drinking & eating too much why not, because just smoke it, because it’s easier to hide what’s really going on).The Plague of Disconnection: (Because it’s too much work, because you hate ZOOM, because it’s been too long anyway).The Plague of Apathy: (Because sidewalk litter is the least of your problems, because everyone’s got mental health issues, because why bother shaving?).The Plague of Intolerance: (Because that’s so selfish, because they’re so lucky, because her fear really bugs you).The Plague of Me First: (Because I can, because I don’t care about them, because my business is more important than your business).
The Plague of Darkened Spaces: (Because crowds (not art) make us sick, because you don’t really need it, because I can get it free online).The Plague of Dying: (Because he’s old anyway, because we’ll remember her (but later), because it’s too scary to hold your hand).