Escape, 2020

A woman scribbles
with the movement of her pen
is able to change what’s unpleasant
and describes only water that drips
below and birds that sing above
a melody forcing her ear to pay homage
as she writes of sun rays lighting
the earth with yellow, green, blue
all the while avoiding thoughts of the
virus raging outside or asking if the
pandemic will bring humanity to its knees


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