Here I am
on the balcony,
to the sounds
My empty nest
The Way of the COVID World.
Wait, an orange-rust hoopoe
visits, a parrot or two
add visual charm
to my confined space.
June 14th 2020
“A poem only seeks to add to the world and now seems the time to give.”
Carol Ann Duffy, Poet Laureate UK 2009 – 2019;
Professor of Contemporary Poetry at Manchester Metropolitan University.
Thank you, for retweeting my words, Manchester Writing School @McrWritingSchl
“WRITE where we are NOW – an international poetry project inviting writers to reflect on the Coronavirus pandemic and life in lockdown”.