Virus

Virus

Child’s Game

“Hold your breath!”

passing a graveyard we said

In the back seat of a 57 Ford

gravely

acknowledging the dead.

Now, out walking, I hold

my hand over my mouth

careful to not breathe in

air of living people

passing.

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3 responses to “Virus”

  1. This brings back so many memories of my youth. And of course life today. Beautifully written beautifully said thank you so muchMary Robinson Avatar

    This brings back so many memories of my youth. And of course life today. Beautifully written beautifully said thank you so much

  2. Devlin Demontigny Avatar

    Nice poem. Thanks for sharing.

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