COVIDTRY Poem 04 (Tales from Covid)

Reading Tales from Ovid
To pass time from COVID –
But sans belovèd –
I didn’t love it

Thus I underwent –
Metamorphosis –
In this room I rent –
Suffering from zoocosis

From reader of verse –
To writer of poetry –
And from that traverse –
Sprung forth my COVIDtry

03.30.20

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Copyright by Minh Tan on listed dated of completion.

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Notes to this poem…

“pass time from Covid” means I am passing time from the general stay at home order for people from the pandemic, not because I am infected with COVID-19.

Just a strange poem I came up with and composed while out on my run today, oddly enough, not while stuck inside… but maybe being stuck inside all that time has affected my mind on the run.

No. Thinking back of all the silly and brilliant things I have come up with during my runs over the past 2.5 decades. Absolutely not. That’s just how my mind run when I run. 🙂

Please click here for more poems in my COVIDTRY series.

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