Something is Up! was written by Joy Foster-Styche last July towards the lifting of the first Lockdown. It is as relevant today as it was then!
Something is Up!
Something is up! We dare not look,
At the news and the views of the experts.
A virus is here – we tremble with fear
Some shed a tear – Lockdown is here.
With doom and gloom we take to Zoom
We socialise and stay in our room
Look with despair at our uncut hair
our un-dyed roots are hard to bear.
Is it too late? We watch the update,
Our breath we bate.
The death graphs rise like a monstrous tide
We stay in and hide.
Four months go by and slowly we try
To stay safe at home.
Two metres apart-can break your heart
No hugs today for apart we stay.
The months fly by and now it’s July
The lockdown eases
We all wear a mask to contain our sneezes,
And worry at the slightest wheezes.
We step out in fear to have a beer
Or meet in a café over a latte
To chat with our friends
When will it all end?
© J Foster-Styche
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