COVID and cousins

A poem about the virus.

I used to be able to play with my cousins

for traditions and for fun.

But now people are dying in dozens

and I can’t play with anyone.

This Coronavirus is like a band

that’s very much out of tune.

I’d like to stick my head in the sand

and hope this hullabaloo ends soon.

Some people say it might end in May

And I sure hope they’re right!

I’ll try to last at least one more day,

I’ll cling on to my life real tight.

But if they’re wrong I don’t know what I’ll do

Let’s all just hope God takes this hullabaloo


Hannah Dehnert, 10


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