I Want to Swallow All the Days Ahead at Once

In one disgusting gulp like I’m trying to hide evidence from the police or like I’m trying to smuggle the duration of the virus onto an airplane.

▼This essay, a version of which was published in August on Luke O’Neil’s Welcome To Hell World, appears in the collection Lockdown in Hell World, available now from OR Books▼

It’s March and I am a child who knows nothing and you are a child who knows nothing except that we can feel something moving in the basement and we know not to go down there. It’s A…

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