We’re in This Together

We’re in This Together

Only a fool would break the rule,
Ignore the ban, chance the life of their nan,
Stay out late, endanger their mate,
You can’t hold a rave in a spike or a wave

Only a berk tells a person to work,
So the virus will spread, and they might end up dead,
Ignores isolation and the law of the nation,
Causing pressure and stress for our great NHS

Only a dummy risks the life of their mummy,
Planning large family meets, brushing shoulders on seats
We must be on guard, even though this is hard,
We’re in this together, and it won’t be forever.

About the author

Claire Baldry
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Claire is a retired Headteacher who lives on the East Sussex coast. Claire is an established speaker, performance poet and writer. She has a strong following on You Tube and has been listed in the top 100 Poetry Rivals National Competition. Claire has published five booklets of poetry which have sold hundreds of copies. 'Simply Bexhill' was published in early June 2014, and 'Simply Christmas' in November 2014. Her third publication is a series of narrative poems entitled 'The De La Warr Date'. She more recently published 'Seaside and Sailaway', which includes a section of poems about holidays on cruise ships, and Simply Modern Life. Claire has published two full-length novels, the first called 'Different Genes'. and more recently 'My Daughter's Wedding'. Both are romantic stories about love in later life, combined with a gripping mystery. The books can be purchased through bookshops, Amazon or borrowed from any local library. Links can be found at ww.w.clairebaldry.com .Claire and her husband were awarded the SE Diabetes UK Inspire Award in 2017 for innovative ways of fundraising.

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PaulineAPerry
4 days ago
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Thanks for voting!
great poem - it is so hard to understand why some people are breaking the rules
HappyHippie
6 days ago
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wish there weren't so many fools around...you are right it wont be forever . Stay safe x

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