With its ghostly appearance creating much fear.
Coming upon us like the first winter’s storm,
Disrupting our lives and upsetting the norm.
A disease so deadly,
Passing from animal to man.
Causing a global pandemic,
Resulting in social ban.
During this time tens of thousands will have passed,
Not knowing how much longer COVID-19 will last.
Mankind is not meant to shelter-in-place,
As we want to live free, moving at our own pace.
The politics of this virus has many afraid,
Because you never know how decisions are made.
Nation, state and city-by-city there’s a plan,
The fate of all is in the hands of man.
Will the right thing be done, and by who?
For really the answers are held by a few.
Build up herd immunity and develop a vaccine,
So we can battle this foe that is so unseen.
Humans have been through much in our living history,
What needs to be done is not really a mystery.
Here’s hoping that we’ve learned great lessons in life,
By being kinder to people, not creating more strife.
Here in America we have a spirit of survival,
No doubt we’ll achieve an economic and life revival.
So let us band together, acting as one,
To conquer this enemy until it is done!
--Alan K., Adult