Haiku Contestant Week 2: Jackie Scales

My name is Jackie Scales. I live in Chicago, Illinois. This is my birth town, It is Dear to me.
Thank you, Barbara’s Bookstore for this opportunity to stretch out, breathe some, and recalibrate. This helps a lot during SUCH a time. SUCH a time. Thank you very much.

Barbara's Bookstores have been Chicago's independent booksellers since 1963.