My Plan

My Plan

We may be only in September,
But  this is the worst year I  remember
So much death and so much sorrow
Makes you dread to think about tomorrow

N.H.S. run off their feet
Friends and loved ones cannot meet
Not free to go about your tasks
On entering shops, all  must wear masks

Don them if you board a bus
When specs mist up, don’t  cause a fuss
You mustn’t touch, or dance, or sing
Contact with others, risks may bring

Hands sore by washing and I’m thinking
My livers shot, but not through drinking
It’s all that hand gel I am using
Tho‘ if offered wine, I’m not refusing

This Covid isn’t giving in
But by end of year, I pray we’ll win
So on New Year’s Eve I won’t go to bed
I am staying up instead

To make sure this awful year has gone
And wish for a better……2021

Glenys Halliday

About the author

Silversurfer9
1612 Up Votes
I have always written poetry but when my husband died suddenly I used it as a kind of therapy. I don’t usually share these unless I feel they will help someone in distress. The ones I share are mostly humorous intended to bring a smile in what I feel can be a very lonely world... I have written four booklets and now a Corona chronicles which is just twelve poems writ while I am in jail...oh sorry I meant lockdown. Am on my way for a second booklet.. Trying to make folk smile and take a minutes release from these difficult times helps me forget my sight problems..

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Kes
6 days ago
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Things not going too well at the moment, The light is still there, but the tunnel is getting longer. Great poem Glenys.
Silversurfer9
5 days ago
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Thank you Kes, I know what you mean you either dread to see what’s outside the tunnel or wonder if it’s just a brick wall at the end
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May your wish come true Glenys 🙂
Silversurfer9
9th Sep 2020
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Thank you, I hope yours do to. I may even renew my passport...
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I took the opportunity to get mine renewed a couple of months ago, and am now the proud owner of a new blue passport! Sadly no plans yet to use it 🙁

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