Poetry Blog by julie callaghan

Daily Lesson In Maths

The news these days is either plus or minus
There is no neutral or in between
The main topic for the last year
Has been about the pandemic, Covid-19 

They report the total of daily deaths
The patients in a hospital bed
The amount given their vaccination 
And to how many the virus has spread

The virus mutates and multiplies
This effects it’s transmission and strength 
And the populati...

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Good Morning

It is a cold and dry spring morning
A heavy frost covers the ground
A beautiful, slow strutting pheasant
The only colour to be found

An arctic, icing sugar dusting
White glaze lingers on everything
The sun is bright in the hazy sky
As the wild birds begin to sing

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Everything Will Be Alright (Version 2)

When you haven't ventured out for months
And you haven't seen a friendly face
When the winter weather has been harsh
And you haven't left your local place

When you have spent a year in lockdown
And you don't recognise new normal ways
When you fear life will never be the same
And you can't see clearly through the haze

When restrictions start to get lifted
And the clouds are broken by s...

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Everything Will Be Alright

When you haven’t ventured out for months
And you haven’t seen a friendly face
When the winter weather has been harsh
And you haven’t left your local place

When you have spent a year in lockdown
And you don’t recognise new normal ways 
When you fear life will never be the same
And you’re on the path to brighter days

When you are nearer the end than the start
And the finish line is just...

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St David's Day

Today we celebrate St David's Day
The first day of March and first day of Spring
New joy found in the promise of rebirth
Encouraged by the hope this Season brings 

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