Mask Up!

Prompt: Marble | Word Count: 100 words exactly | Genre: flash fiction

May 13, 2020

“Has she completely lost her marbles?” Eliza asked her partner as they passed an unmasked woman who was weaving in and out of passersby, heedless of social distancing requirements. “She could catch this thing and pass it along.”

“I think she’s a few cards short of a deck. She’s sort of rambling on. Talking nonsense. Do you think we should report her?”

“I think we show compassion. I know, let’s just leave a mask and some gloves for her on the bench. Maybe she’ll take the hint and protect herself.”

“As well as all the rest of us to boot!”

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