Wednesday, January 24, 2024


In our personal lives,
it takes 
less than a second 

to make 
the decision 
that unleashes 

the pandemic 
which defies 

But even with 
hindsight expanding 
our compassion,

we question
how much longer 
the forgetting 

will take. It seems
that wishing, 
as we did, when 

we were young 
and health 
was given 

for such
stable, contiguous, 
durable lives 

might have been 
our first