The blasted mask rashReal irritating and redSplotchy discontent
Polished by camp lightFor greater good of mankindRoutines sacrificed ——— I’m missing Stephen, my nail technician and all of the other little luxuries that we must forgo right now to beat covid-19.
Cheers to longer daysShining brightly on eveningsWarming our abode
Mentally exhaustedWe’re physically neglectedIn this together Passing by the timeFollowing the WHO’s biddingFlattening the line RediscoveringA humanitarian’sGenerosity Within our dwellingsOpportunities awaitMake the best of it Let’s get reacquaintedTurn this to our advantageClean out the closets Inspired by Colleen’s 2020 Weekly challenge No. 172, #Poet’sChoice and I spring-boarded from Ritu’s relatable poetry submission.
Isn’t it all strangeWe go about our daysPromoting changeThen it comes our way Changes the entire gameImpacts our day-to-dayAs we struggle to stay saneSecure most basic things Some are calling namesOthers are placing blameWitless, we’re filling gravesIsn’t it all truly a shame