At the start of this Covid thing,

no one took it as a threat.

Half a country wiped out,

now humanity starting to fret.

Masks and gloves are the norm

for people out and about.

Best to stay away and isolate,

this virus is dangerous no doubt.

Disbelief, anxiety, panic, fear

emotions have all flooded in.

Safety of family and friends,

hopefully they are all staying in.

Stores only having few at a time

to slow the virus down.

Doctors, nurses. doing their best

to help every city and town.

One last shop or visit now

can bring the virus home.

No matter how safe you think you are,

this virus can take out Rome.

It spread from China

like a wildfire with fuel.

Thousands have sadly perished,

stay home, isolate is the rule.

Some people have no one,

they have isolated alone.

Give a call, a wave, a smile,

not everyone has a cell phone.

A global pandemic.

Never in my lifetime

could I have imagined this.

It’s worse than the baddest crime.

We can get through this,

if we are safe and strong.

But these next few months

will be emotional and long.

Hope to see family and friends

have all survived this disaster.

All humans are equal now

as this virus spreads faster.

They say it will take a year

To create a vaccine for this.

Such a long time to wait

to give loved ones a hug and a kiss.

We are all in this together,

our world is all but one.

Keep our faith and sanity

for when this pandemic is done.

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