Delivery Route : Life in the Times of Corona

It’s Sunday. A good day to write. Today’s 100 word-bite is written on prompt #26 : Delivery Route from Writer’s Write July-20 prompts. Needless to say, it’s driven by the current scenes we find ourselves surrounded by.

Seated in the back of the vehicle, he drums his fingers on the cardboard box, lost in thought. It feels a little heavy to his touch, he wonders what could be inside. It’s a game he has always enjoyed playing, but not today. Today, he wishes he could just be done with all of this for good. He has to go back to his ageing mother and his little sister, keep them safe. Taking a deep breath, he unlocks the door and alights from the vehicle, stepping into the Covid-19 containment zone to make his last delivery of the day.