What did you do?

What did you do?

In years to come when young ones ask
During the bad virus what did you,
I’ll tell them I sat in comfort
For a month or two.

While others put their lives at risk
I sat at home in a comfy chair,
While hero’s fought a battle
I just stayed right there.

People died in their thousands
I only saw it on the internet,
I didn’t venture outside my home
Throughout the worldwide threat.

No, I just stayed in comfort,
And slept safely in my bed,
Along with millions of other people
Who were trying to stop the spread.

About the author

HappyHippie
201 Up Votes
I'm past my sell by date but still going strong, I love reading, gardening, writing and sketching, I live in a very small fishing town and love it. I was born in Coventry but city life was never for me, I have lived in lots of different places, but I am finally settled here (much to the relief of my husband)

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Kes
31st Mar 2020
0
Thanks for voting!
Excellent poem. For many, staying home is the right and only thing to do. It’s the time when doing nothing means you are really doing something.
HappyHippie
31st Mar 2020
2
Thanks for voting!
both my husband and myself are in our 70s and both health issues so we don't have much choice at the moment, I didn't think it was going to be this hard though, I'm longing to go out in this lovely weather. please stay safe xxxx
Wilf
29th Mar 2020
0
Thanks for voting!
Brilliant poem for our time
HappyHippie
30th Mar 2020
0
Thanks for voting!
thank you for reading it and for leaving a comment.. stay safe xx

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