In Sickness, In Health, & In Pandemic

What if we thought of it as the childhood abstinence?

Or like we know our sacred space, the one we save for the most sacred of an instance?

Cease from travel, from healing, touch or talk

Cease from the known, learning anew even a mere walk

On the orders from the unknown, less liked, the pseudo optimists

Even if so, it has to be alright!

Give up, just for now, on trying to make the world different than it is.

Make a call, sing, write, read, or even maybe pray,

Be selfish, touch only yourself, for life’s sake, please stay

And when your body has become still, reach out with your heart

Understand that I and you will be here, in one way or the other, not apart

We have done things to the planet, both terrifying and beautiful,

The actions have had a reaction, finally, please don’t try to deny

The world doesn’t need your hands, save them for later, sigh!

Maybe your heart, your vibe, your words,

spread your shoots of compassion, invisibly, not your touch

Write your vows for the idea of a better tomorrow

Save your home from the collapse, with your love, my heart

for better or for worse, in sickness and in health,

& maybe in a pandemic, ‘until death do us part’.

One thought on “In Sickness, In Health, & In Pandemic”

  1. I rebel as to ceasing from life and living, and though I take a few recommended precautions, I am not into that wholesale.
    Some alternative ways of doing things are good and can be celebrated but I fear that the government has placed Draconian measures upon the people for reasons that are not clear to most. There is an agenda and those purposes are being served now.
    I see biblical prophecy unfolding before my eyes.
    It can be scary but I have to trust God in it all.
    I enjoyed the poem, even though it raised these thoughts!
    Thanks for sharing!

    Like

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