Poetry Blogs (Covid -19)
bleat bleat bleat
i have to say I find it strange
when folk get angry, become estranged
it’s not as if its a big surprise
to see the death toil daily rise
if now you can not find a bed
or medical care and end up dead
it's not as if you were not warned
this pandemic virus spawned.
flatten the curve being chanted
politicians platitudinously daily chanted...
Saturday 28th March 2020 8:05 am
Tearing though the sinues in my skull
sucking all the air from my lungs
Gasping for breath.
I could feel my very soul departing with each exhalation
Drowning in a vacuum of hopeless turbulence and despair.
As I stepped out upon heavens stair.
Nothing... Nothing now of me remained
Except, engraved upon felsic intrusive igneous granet
Friday 27th March 2020 8:05 pm
Ovid on the Covid
In Augustus times Ovid wrote
many a poem about sore throats
He was truly inspirationally to a lad like me
I searched the library for this cononical poet
For yes he was one, if you did’nt know it.
I feel like Ovid myself now... banished in exhile
because of my ‘carmen et error’.
How I enjoy his elegiac meter and erotic themes.
I am re...
Friday 27th March 2020 7:36 am