no. 37 — Nothing Feels Natural by Priests

My grandfather died Friday night. He was 94, it was inevitable, but it wouldn’t have happened the way it did if our current political administration didn’t take the many steps to get us to where we are today. He went into surgery for a hip replacement and got COVID while in recovery. He was asymptomatic until he wasn’t, and ultimately, he died alone in the hospital from COVID-induced pneumonia. I don’t know the last time I talked to him, and the letter I sent him when he was first hospitalized was lost when he changed hospitals. I am fucking devastated. Not just by my own failings as…