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I just switched off the dreaded news,
My mind is now a muddle,
At this desperate and anxious time
I really need a cuddle

I can’t remember the last time
I hugged my family and friends
I dream and long for better days
When this global crisis ends

I try to be grateful and positive
Stay safe and not complain
But this sinking feeling washes over me
Oh, here I go again!

I dream like you of brighter days
Of normality and being free
For now, it’s just my own four walls,
Protection for you and for me …

About the author

Lily747
1348 Up Votes
Retired BA air hostess, mother of three gorgeous grown-up children, and I now run a little shop in Lymington called The Dressing Room. I have always loved writing amusing poems - usually for friends but today I have taken the plunge and shared my writing here! Always looking on the bright side of life and seeing the funny side of everything I believe that laughter is the best medicine!

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JeanetteK88
3rd Feb 2021
0
Thanks for voting!
You put into words Jus how it is. Living in this Strange time...in this...even Stranger. World...
Reading your. Poems are ..An amazing Therapy...Thank you. Lily..xx
DoreenH
30th Jan 2021
0
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Thanks for this. We have all felt like this at some times over the past year and surely will in the coming months. X
Wilf
30th Jan 2021
0
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Wonderful poem and a reflection of these strange times
Lily747
30th Jan 2021
0
Thanks for voting!
Kes
30th Jan 2021
1
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I think you have summed up how most of us feel right now. Great poem. Take care.
Lily747
30th Jan 2021
0
Thanks for voting!
Thank you Kes, take care too.

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