Shedding

At first I thought it was my age, that some magic threshold of peri-menopausal bliss had been breached and entered and that the clumps of hair went with the hot flashes and wrinkles. Then a survivor 20 years my junior told me she was struggling with hair loss and it occurred to me that perhaps it was one more Covid peculiarity?

I think I am handling it well. I have trimmed the remaining locks by inches and let its spun lightness rule the day.

I am alive