I AM alive in 2020
I WONDER how long this virus and protests will last
I PRETEND I am alright and not so alone
I ENJOY the extra quiet
I SEE far too many folks on the street
I HEAR them protesting against rights not being granted
I TOUCH as little as I can, almost losing the sense
I HOPE all the sick will recover soon and the world will come out the better
I SAY wash your hands and stay home. This really is important
I KNOW this is difficult and unprecedented, but that this is seriously a matter of life and death.
I AM a first responder
I IMAGINE what it's like to suddenly be trapped in a cage with no exit in sight
I BELIEVE this will end, but it might not be soon
I WISH the world could take this more seriously, but still remain kind
I AM CHALLENGED to be patient and help wherever possible
I CARE about keeping everyone I meet safe
I CRY because it feels like it's a losing battle with another right behind
I FEEL powerless as it seems the world is ready to fall apart
I UNDERSTAND people want this to end and say they stood up for what is right, but
I PREDICT it will only make this last longer and increase tensions.
I AM doing all I can.