Zep Tepi

Written by Amanda Ellis for the collection: 'Life in the time of #COVID'

It’s unprecedented


She types furiously on her cell


The only friend that doesn’t have to stay six feet distant


Quick flashes of movement at the window distract


A robin, triumphant and boasting.


It must be lunch time. Isn’t it lunchtime?


Staple peanut butter sandwich down


Leaving an increasingly empty larder


Hoards of toilet paper, a flushable fountain of youth


Fear and hand sanitizer the only currency




Amanda Ellis is an emerging writer of settler and indigenous descent. She has recently attended Sage Hill Writers’ Workshop and is a member of the Saskatchewan Writers Guild. She does not live in Saskatchewan, but enjoys rural vistas of cabbages as she wrangles ideas and her side hustle as a Social Justice warrior.

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