Time: COVID-19’s Forgotten Victim

Cherry blossoms in Shiba Koen, in front of Tokyo Tower

Just a couple of weeks ago, the sakura trees were in bloom, announcing with their rosy petals the coming of a new spring.

Wait, or was it a month ago?

Or maybe several months?

Every morning I wake up to the same routine. Pull myself out of bed. Stretch. Throw on some clothes. Switch on the coffee machine.