Saturday, March 28, 2020

Covid-19: The Lexicon Explained

Death flies past your door
     while you reassess your life---
Sheltering in Place.

The freedom to yell
     "Back up, you mother fucker!"---
Social Distancing.

Pandemic removes
     self medicating stigma---
Stay at Home Drinking.

Mental inventory
     every trip to the fridge---
Disaster Ready.

Hoarding essentials:

     booze, toilet paper, Clorox---
Panicked mob shopping.

Unseen enemy
     steals things taken for granted---
Corona Virus.

Ken Owen       March 2020
Van Niddy Press