Moving into the future


I had a surprise on my window sill
A strange bird screaming loudly and shrill
It was very upset but didn’t seem ill
So I watched and listened
As it aired it’s distress
It seemed intuitively aware
Of the societal upheaval and quarantine despair
We’ve cleaned and rearranged all that we own
And watched TV until we’re bored to the bone
But some people feel they are exempt
And roam around mask-less in arrogant contempt
Again the bird made a distressful sigh
Surely a sign of it wondering why
It then squawked loudly and started to fly
Our country must unite and once again soar
Like the days of old that some still deplore
The rewards will be worth the effort for sure
And as the bird circled above one final time
I waved in agreement with it’s message sublime
It’s truly appreciated in these trying times
If we do nothing we will inevitably fail
If we work together we will definitely prevail

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