[GUEST POST FOR THE GLORIOUS TABLE]
Posted on October 22, 2020 by Jenn Zatopek
Have we become like the virus and replicate only art that is related to COVID-19? A series of weird thoughts emerge as I navigate my way through life with the novel coronavirus. How has art been impacted by the pandemic? Is there any room left for reminiscing about what it was like before the world got sick? I am a writer, after all, and am altogether familiar with pondering odd abstractions for long periods of time. But these private thoughts are inchoate, not exactly comforting for others to hear, so I stay quiet and unobtrusive. And I wonder if it was depression talking or just random thoughts that cling to my mind like tiny bats. . .