Dylan Hughes is our host for the MLMM First Line Friday challenge.
Our picture this week:
and our line for this week is:
The problem with a mask is that sometimes you forget how to take it off.
‘ The problem with a mask is that sometimes you forget how to take it off.’
Phoebe was sitting in a plush armchair with her feet up talking to her doctor, a man who didn’t believe in couches for his patients.
‘ In the beginning, everyone was wearing them, some even had pretty faces printed on them, or huge smiles, though some of those could actually be quite scary.’
The doctor was scribbling away on his notepad.
‘Go on,’ he encouraged.
‘Now, I seem to be the only person wearing one.’
‘And why is that?’ he probed.
‘I don’t know what’s lurking on the air, or what people might be breathing over me, or what disease I might be spreading to them, especially the old, vulnerable and young children.’
‘But the pandemic was declared over five years ago!’
‘So do you feel confident enough to take your mask off while you’re here?’
‘ Doctor Ash, I’ve been your patient for four of those five years, and you have never seen me bare faced. I’m afraid…………’
He stood and walked slowly over to her.
‘Let me help you,’ he said gently. ‘It’s time………….’