It started with a boom. A series of catastrophes surgically planned, as airplanes, small compared to skyscrapers, plow into and destroy buildings, lives, and our sense of security. First responders risk their lives as lungs burn from dusty debris.
It started with a boom ... it continues with a global pandemic ...
It continues with a global pandemic, its origin unknown and possibly random, exacerbated by our selfishness and lack of caring for the each other and the earth. Our bodies ravaged by viral invasion, stealthily transmitted by a cough, sneeze, or breath. Front-line workers risk their lives to save ours.
The infection of hate is the most dreadful consequence of these 20 years.
//RetroFlash 100 words
I have recently retired from a marketing and technical writing and editing career and am thoroughly enjoying writing for myself and others.