Seriously, Just Wear a Mask

N.L., Contributing Writer

No one takes you seriously.

No one took you serious.

That feeling inside knowing that a difference could be made if you just stayed on top of things.

Overlooked and under-appreciated, even on just those whimsy, sideways glances when we think we are giving our full attention.

It is just so evident the impact you will ultimately have, though.

There is going to be a world before you and a world after you, a clear divide.

Oh, we’re just looking at our phones, she’s my bes-frend, thank you.

No, put your fucking mask on and get your head outta your ass, I don’t care how good of a friend she is.

You’re the COVID virus.

As MLK once said, “It is not the words of our enemies but the silence of our friends…”