Covid-19

I’m laying still with my jaw clenched tight,
Fear gripping my legs so I cannot move,
While through the curtains the sun shines bright.
Chinese coronavirus 2019-nCov under the microscope. 3d illustration
This nightmare will end and I'll be alright
But a viral thought worms its way through,
So I lay still with my jaw clenched tight.
Fear gnawing reason...I've passed the blight
Til no one is left to grieve or blame
And through the curtains the sun shines bright.
A diary that's full, now appears trite.
The day ahead lies blank and unformed
So still I lay with my jaw clenched tight.
Fear forces my mind to The Infinite
Revolving thoughts stop and limbs relax
Because the sun through the curtains, shines bright.
The Earth eases and nature sighs,
Apple trees bud and birds own the skies.
I'm laying still and my jaw's not tight
For beyond the curtains, the sun shines bright.

22/3/20 

Published by poetdoesarun

I started running 14 years ago to help manage anxiety and depression and found the endorphins helped me in another way...to write my sermons for Sunday.... and then inspiration came for poetry. A Christmas present 2017 was a book by Jo Bell, challenging the reader to write a poem a week for a year. This blog showcases these and other poems composed on the run.

One thought on “Covid-19

  1. I like this endorphinepoet. Through these strange and trying times, it is lovely to see the sun in the sky and hear the birds tweeting and singing on our one daily outing for exercise. Keep well 🙂

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