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COVID Haiku

Posted about 1 month ago by Laura Price
Posted in Poetry, Writing
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Gentle, dappled light,
Through semi-shaded windows,
Waiting for someone.

Eyes above the masks,
Fearful yet still hopeful–
Can I be of help?

Masks cannot obscure
Smiles and grins and gladness.
We are glad you’re here!

Someone approaches–
“I’m so happy you’re ok.
We missed you, you know.”

“We missed you as well!”
My heartfelt yet sad reply.
Who might not return?

Laura Price

I work at Broad Rock Library as a library technician. I enjoy reading, crafts and travel.

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