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 Category:  General Poetry
  Posted: March 16, 2020      Views: 37

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Author/Poet. I have published two books on Amazon. They are the first two books in my "From the Mind of a Poet" series. The latest book is titled: Poems From a Black Life that Matters! Check it out!

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Some of my daily thoughts in poetic form
"Poetic Diary 2020 - Entry 8" by the13thpoet
I wake up to face another day
and take a look around
The streets are nearly empty
no busy, bustling sounds

Now mostly deserted streets
have replaced a lively scene
People advised to stay inside
and asked to self-quarantine

We're told not to touch our faces
and thoroughly wash our hands
Countries are closing their borders
and issuing travel bans

Now all the shelves have been picked clean
as the population panics
Trying to hide from the virus
that's already spanned the planet

Not everyone took this seriously
some chose to play the fool
until they closed major businesses
restaurants and schools

May I suggest you take heed
this is not a game
The world we knew has forever changed
and things may never be the same

Author Notes
Just some of my thoughts on the ever-growing pandemic. I'm currently at work (at my local library), our board is to have an emergency meeting tomorrow to determine whether or not we remain open. I vote close.

To all my FanStory fans and friends, please be safe during these critical and uncertain times. This too shall pass........hopefully.
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