Just Wait

A Coronavirus poem

Just Wait

Just Wait by Amy Breen, Dublin 8
All we are asked to do is to Wait,
Just Wait…..
Even though we don’t know the date,
We must Wait….
Are we being shown our vulnerable fate?
As many of us have already met him at the gate.
They are gazing down on us and they see our communities together,
Joining our hearts forever and ever.
Oh, I think the meaning is very deep and clever
We got caught up in our pace and crawled into our own headspace,
But we forgot about our human race.
Now, our basic needs are being met each day,
And we can see those we miss in a new and innovative way.
But listen, the birds of the world are continuing to sing,
And phones around the world will continue to ring,
And we will see that the Wait itself is leading to better things.
There’s a serenity, clarity and calmness in our streets,
Now, we even greet the strangers that we meet,
Not to mention our homes have never been so meticulously neat,
Our conversations are soft, they are simple and they are sweet.
On our pathways and grocery aisles we will continue to swerve,
Until they say we have flattened this curve.
So, we all must sit tight and just wait,
Just wait…
Just wait a while,
Until all this passes,
And make sure that we continue to smile.
And then we can stand tall – united in love with the masses.

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Amy Claire

Thank you so much. that means alot - we are in this together. Much love x

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Michael Roy

A great poem with a clear description of what's happening and such detail. You paint a bright picture towards the end. There's hope. Beautiful work 🌹

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Amy Claire

Thank you Michael, we will see tomorrow and we will be stronger because of it. Thanks for reading and I hope you are keeping safe.

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Rajeev Das

Well crafted words straight from heart.. 👍

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Amy Claire

Thank you for your comment. Much love.

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John Astley

Well done, these are frightening times   well captured. 
J

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Amy Claire

Thanks John, I am so glad that people got to read it - as I wasnt sure where to go with it. I am happy that people have seen it. much love

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Amy Claire

thank you so much for saying that. I really mean it and appreciate it. x

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Pratibha Savani

I loved reading you poem. You have captured what people have been feeling and doing, so well. Thank you for posting xxx

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Being Me

Not to mention our homes have never been so meticulously neat,

Ooops... Mine isn't (been too busy writing) 🙈 but that is my fault.  I love the way you have pinpointed what we have all probably felt and seen in these challenging days. You have written so clearly and so well and I think you are spot on with your observations (apart from my untidy home... But, then, I am probably the only person in the world whose house isn't spotless right now... Runs to hide head in shame). A great write 😁 x
 

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Tony Owen

Hi Amy. A thought provoking and insightful piece on the harrowing situation that we find ourselves, but there is hope amongst the fear, anxiety and alarm and that hope is in the kindness,support and care shown to each other during these truly unnerving times. I felt that your poem captured this. Beautiful writing. Thank you for sharing. I hope you are very well and coping with the challenges pesented before us. Take great care and keep writing.

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Amy Claire

Thanks Tony - what a lovely message. I wanted to get across that we are all in this together and that we will unite after it. I am glad that you enjoyed and I hope to write more, keep well and stay safe.

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Neetha Y

Thank You for the heartfelt write 

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Amy Claire

Thank you Neetha, a very happy Easter to you 

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kay harris

Beautifully written with such power, It is a hard time for us all. May God bless you and yours. Much love friend.

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Amy Claire

Thank you Kay, I really appreciate you taking time to read. Have a very happy Easter and be kind to yourself xx

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Pratibha Savani

Congratulations on being a winner in the competition 😃 Px

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GIAMPIERO FENU

Congratulations on being one of the contest winners with me !!  😃😃

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Amy Claire

Thank you, well done also! Super news 

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