Mixed Emotions

Updated on March 26, 2020

Mixed emotions


Covid is no ordinary virus,
but a muse,
that's here to stay for us,
it sure will create,
many more poets.


Historical moment has come,
to be or not be is the theme,
would our race sail through this tsunami,
creating another history,
won through solidarity,
and humanity,
else it's end of our story.


Time to stay inside and worry,
It's their time to make merry.


© 2020 Hari Prasad S

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    • shprd74 profile imageAUTHOR

      Hari Prasad S 

      2 days ago from Bangalore

      Thanks tiyasha. I hope the same but lockdowns are not going to help. We gave to be extra careful and help others too to be.

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      Tiyasha Maitra 

      2 days ago from Gurgaon

      Nice poem. Such turmoil and fear. Hope we come out of this soon and safe. Take care.

    • shprd74 profile imageAUTHOR

      Hari Prasad S 

      2 days ago from Bangalore

      Thanks John. The virus will be changing our social habits.

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      John Hansen 

      2 days ago from Queensland Australia

      Good poem Hari. I do think the virus will create more poets and people being confined to home gives them more time to write. I hope we emerge at the end of this as a better world and more united.

    • shprd74 profile imageAUTHOR

      Hari Prasad S 

      2 days ago from Bangalore

      Thanks Ruby. You too take care and be safe.

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      Ruby Jean Richert 

      2 days ago from Southern Illinois

      Our world has certainly changed. Will we ever return to a normal life? Your poem, Mixed Emotions says it all. Be brave. Stay safe.

    • shprd74 profile imageAUTHOR

      Hari Prasad S 

      2 days ago from Bangalore

      Yes Nell. Things have changed for ever for us humans. We are probably being given another chance to survive and evolve for betterment of every living thing in the planet.

      May be stop calling ourselves the Latin name homosapien (wise man). We have screwed it all.

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      Nell Rose 

      2 days ago from England

      I used to love reading history, now we are in the middle of probably the biggest thing to ever happen in the world I think I will change my hobbies to knitting! great poem, and something to think about.

    • shprd74 profile imageAUTHOR

      Hari Prasad S 

      2 days ago from Bangalore

      Thanks Lorna. It's going to bring about a change that will be revolutionary.

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      Lorna Lamon 

      3 days ago

      I enjoyed this poem Hari and time will tell if we can defeat it by uniting for the common good of all, or ignoring the warnings and facing the consequences.

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