What they don’t tell you when your grandma dies during a pandemic
and you have to clean out her things
but everything is closed
no Goodwill or Salvation Army accepting donations
for fear that the virus will spread
through blankets, like smallpox.
So much ends up in the trash.
White bags ripping at the seams
nightgowns, pillows, clothes hangers
mattress toppers, dresses
little pieces of…