Wistful Thinking

Thinking back before the pandemic.Being able to go anywhere without concern.Meeting friends and giving them a hug. Thinking back before unemployment.Delivering the mail and packages.Stressful moments coupled with lots of walking. Thinking back before graduating college.Hanging with friends in the dorm and making memories. Academic achievement and eyes full of wonder looking toward the future.... Continue Reading →

Negative Headspace

Lying on my bed. Listening to the heavy raindrops hitting against the window. A usual calming sound brings anxiety. Relaxation brings only restlessness. Energy only leads to exhaustion. Too many thoughts plague my mind. Lonely thoughts keep me from reaching out. I'm fine I repeat to myself, unconvincingly. I'm fine just living in this negative... Continue Reading →

Sunny Thoughts

A moment of sitting in the sun. Soft breezes move through tall grass blades. Birds chirping as they dart through tree branches up above. Looking up there are puffy, white clouds gently drifting. Blue sky stretches out in all directions. Pleasant sunbeams usher in the day with light and warmth. I look down at the... Continue Reading →

What World Will We Return To?

Can we watch a pandemic shake us And just return to the world as it was before? Or is this the final straw, That breaks our world down and lets it change. A world softened by an ongoing crisis Soft clay able to be molded by the people who live through it. Instead of looking... Continue Reading →

Dark Clouds Forming

Dark clouds form overhead. They bring a short silence before rain begins to fall. Chattering raindrops and echoes of thunder. Winds whip and swirl. Trees shake and tremble. Budding leaves have their first taste of rain. People sit inside watching through the window. Droplets cling to the glass as they slip and fall. Eager breaths... Continue Reading →

Modern Day Paladins

Doctors and nurses suited up in scrubs. Wielding knowledge and medicine like blades and shields. Impenetrable walls between us and the sickness. Fighting the disease spewing pandemic by breaking though its scaly body. Bards will sing and share stories of your courage and your triumphs. While banners of red crosses and caduceus are held high.... Continue Reading →

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