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 Category:  General Poetry
  Posted: June 28, 2020      Views: 79

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I taught English for 40 years on the high school and college level. Since retiring, I have written a poetry collection titled "Reflections of a Dog Walker," and five novels, all unpublished. I mostly post poems and short stories.
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"Corona Virus Frightens Me" by RodG
This strange pandemic quickly came,
killed umpteen thousands globally.
No cure exists; disease persists.
Corona Virus frightens me.

Since early Spring when quarantined,
I've stayed inside religiously.
But though I always wear a mask,
Corona Virus frightens me.

"Safe-distancing" is still my creed,

yet others strut most foolishly
in crowds despite what experts warn.
Corona Virus frightens me.

More deaths, new cases everyday.
The numbers rise prolifically.
I shudder at what's still ahead.
Corona Virus frightens me!

Covid-19 burnout writing prompt entry

Writing Prompt
Write a poem, any length and any style that has Covid-19 as it's theme.


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