Corona Poetry Live

SOCKS by Lynn Finch

April 23, 2020

My missing socks where do they go? I put them in the wash and count them before I dry them but when dryer is done…

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HAMLET by William Shakespeare sent in by Judith Ptaszynski

April 23, 2020

There is a special providence in the fall of a sparrow. If it be now, ‘it’s not to come; if it be not to come,…

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MILK & HONEY by Rupi Kaur sent in by Vicky Garvey

April 23, 2020

How you love yourself is how you teach others to love you. My heart aches for sisters more than anything it aches for women helping…

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UNTIL LOCKDOWN ENDS by Rupert, my little brother in Germany.

April 23, 2020

An Egyptian who feared not the virus Wrote down on a piece of papyrus Courage, my friends Until Lockdown ends Fiona is there to inspire…

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CORONAVIRUS by Bren Interlandi

April 23, 2020

Coronavirus Pandemic, Trauma Panicking, Protecting, Processing This Unquiet Mind Keeps Me Awake Anxiety

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COVID + Earthquake = GRATITUDE by Fiona Goodwin

April 22, 2020

A bump in the night It gave me a fright Just a reminder that things could be worse I put my pillow over my head…

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APRIL FOOL by Patty Behan

April 22, 2020

Is This Really True Snow Covered Grass In April Earth Day Sunrise Too

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THE TINY POETIC TREE, DRAGONFLY AND ME by DK Linda

April 22, 2020

“Standing Resolute. Enduring. Under the savage beating of a midday sun. Yearning for sustenance. Braving waves that dare us to break and get swept away…

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Down To One by Patricia Ferrari-Behan Pittsfield, MA

April 22, 2020

I Lost An Earring The Other Day Oh My Ear Feels So Bare I Blame It On The Mask I Had To Wear I Vaguely…

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KINDNESS A story from Lynn Finch

April 22, 2020

I’ve picked up my pen and paper yet again.just to speak of on of my special friends. A 68 yes old black man.Single like me…

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A VERY AUSSIE BROTHER by Chris Goodwin

April 22, 2020

My sister is a very British lesbian She lives in LA One day I might visit her and tell her I am gay Just to…

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WOKE UP TO STEVIE WONDER by Fiona Goodwin

April 21, 2020

Stevie came to me this morning He had a friendly announcement “Love is in need of love today Send yours in right away “ How…

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Party Girls by Adrienne Parks

April 21, 2020

Found in an old combustible negative: Pink prom chiffon, four-inch heels. Bubble hair. Goodbye. Hey, no make-up, pretty pink lips, faded washed denim hips, dimples…

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WORDS by Adrienne Parks

April 21, 2020

I must go there to the pen. The computer. My desk. From my wide arched front window which looks out over a busy cul-de-sac full…

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A HAIKU ON COVID 19 Carrie Pemberton Ford 2020

April 21, 2020

A Japanese poetic form of seventeen syllables, in three lines of five, seven, and five, traditionally evoking images of the natural world.

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A COVID TRILOGY by Carrie Pemberton Ford

April 21, 2020

Bats in our Belfries
Pangolins in their forests
Humans in Lockdown

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AS A MATTER OF FACT by Patricia Behan

April 21, 2020

When I Write A Poem A Day This Lockdown Feels Like It Goes Away If This Virus Lasts A Long Time… I Will Have One…

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CYCLE OF CARE

April 21, 2020

As life turns on its head, roles reverse overnight. Years that passed unnoticed, suddenly thrown into sharp relief. In this, our new reality, I sustain…

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LOVE’s IN NEED OF LOVE TODAY by Stevie Wonder

April 21, 2020

Spoken by SW: “When you say that you kill in the Name of God or in the name of Allah, You are truly cursing God,…

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NEVER DOUBT by Margaret Mead (American anthropologist)

April 21, 2020

Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful committed citizens can change the world; Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has. “

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