three line tales, week 230: a woman standing underneath a mind your head sign

By Neel Anil Panicker

Mind your breath, mind your steps, mind who you touch, mind what you touch, mind your head, mind your hands, mind your nose, mind this, mind that…mind…mind…mind…!!!

“Gaaawd! what apocalyptic, dystopian times are we living in?, cried out 22 year old Seema Bharghava.

As the beautiful computer engineer, careful not to bump her head against the hard brick layering above, gingerly ducked her head under the narrow canopy on her way back home post her bi-monthly visit to the grocery store, she wondered how many more days and weeks before sanity was restored to the world and she would be able move around and breathe without the very feral fear of getting infected by the deadly virus.

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