I am prepared. I have my debt card and grocery list in one pocket, keys in the other. My jacket pocket holds a couple of Lysol wipes. The door opens automatically and a sweet, old lady cleans my cart for me.
Step, Step – stay six feet away from anyone.
Circle around the frozen figure in aisle five – don’t get too close.
Wait, wait for the restock man to finish putting lettuce in the bin.
Side step the cereal aisle – too many shoppers down that path,
Reach for that can using the wipe.
Know we all are scared, careful and doing our best