During Lockdown

During lockdown
I discovered
That none of my friends
Loved me...

During lockdown
I discovered
The power of

During lockdown
I ate no chocolate
And still lost
No weight...

During lockdown
I found
I made peace
With my mortality.

During lockdown
I accepted fate.
Que sera, sera.
And being old
Didn't want
To bother the NHS.

During lockdown
My partner
My lover
And my brother...

During lockdown
Boris partied
And the country cried...

Poetry by Esti D-G The PoetBay support member heart!
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Written on 2022-07-07 at 16:12

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Griffonner The PoetBay support member heart!
A very worthy 'front page' accolade! I must confess to feeling ashamed and embarrassed that I did not read this fine poem before. It expresses so much that people can empathise with - unless you are Boris of course. ;) Brilliant. Well done.

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this can be read like a prayer

jim The PoetBay support member heart!
Well expressed, Esti. It reads like whatever you were feeling was intensified by the isolation, and you found solace. All good.

Mostly good. Boris . . . Donald . . . Putin . . . Xi . . . Kim . . . friends . . .