The Strangeness Of Bad News

I don’t know how to feel

Sumaiya Ahmed
Jan 24, 2021 · 4 min read
Photo by Anthony Tran on Unsplash

Trigger warning: death, illness

Since March 2020, it sort of seems like the world has somehow shifted — more bad news pouring out of everyone’s mouths as the days creep by. For months, every phone call my family would get was about one loss or another, deaths, illnesses, people we know slipping away from this world. The ever-present fear of losing…