playbook in time of pandemic

Situation: single doorway entrance
to busy clinic in time of pandemic.
Open door with gloved hand,
use football skills to dodge
or slip by approaching opponents.

Situation: weekly meeting with
club executive in time of pandemic.
Sit near bottle of hand disinfectant,
use politician-specific strategic skills
to avoid interaction with coughers.

Situation: occasional interaction
with schoolchildren in time of
pandemic. Wash child regularly,
use swimmers’ breathing skills
to avoid inhaling child germs.

Inductive Conclusion: athletes and politicians
have the training needed to survive in time of

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Poet, playwright, duplicate bridge player, website designer, cottager, husband, father, grandfather, former athlete, carpenter, computer helper for my friends, theatre designer, backstage polymath, retired teacher of highschool English, drama, art, a baritone singer in a barbershop quartet, who knows what else? wordcurrents is on Facebook: Doug also has a Facebook page, "Incognitio", related to his novels.
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