Every so often, a story published on the front page of the New York Times is so well written, meaningful, and appropriate to the Bulletin’s concerns that small snippets of it, properly chosen and arranged, produce something more than journalism, something that approaches … poetry. That blessed coincidence occurred today, November 23, 2020.
We suspect it’ll occur again.
Risks, Rituals, And a Divided Thanksgiving
(From the original by Giulia McDonnell Nieto Del Rio and Hannah Wise)
invites people for Thanks-
The pandemic has forced her
to shuttle the platters.
They gather on Zoom
to savor each food:
Across the country,
Americans down turkey,
and make their opinions
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Keywords: COVID-19, Coronavirus, Thanksgiving, The A1 Verse, social distancing
Topics: Biosecurity, Special Topics