COVIDTRY Poem 05

 

A very deep ocean harbour –
In very windy city –
So calm it is a mirror –
Reflecting the tranquility –
Of a COVID locked down city

03.31.20

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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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COVIDTRY Poem 03

Noon cannon on Citadel Hill –
Has gone silent

Ironically –
When a new war has begun –
One fought without guns –
But rather with self-isolation

03.29.20

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COVIDTRY Poem 01

Can the novel Coronavirus –
Be made into –
A novelette Coronavirus?

It seemed whomever
Called the Coronavirus “novel” –
Gave it a far more apt name
Than he could have imagined –
Given the long and complex stories
It’s generating around the world

03.18.20

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Justin Trudeau Poem J014

Which face of Justin Trudeau –
Will we see tomorrow?
Blackface?
Brownface?
Redfaced?
Whitefaced?
He might as well go –
For the whole rainbow

09.19.19

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