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Year of realizations 2020 - Wen the world stopped! (1 reply)

Karishma Sanjeev Mehrotra
3 years ago

Year of realizations 2020 - Wen the world stopped!

World took a break, that made humans shake

A virus from china proved no one is tiny

stop being whiny

Don't be snobby bcoz scientists are still working in lobbies,

Businesses were shut that made them bankrupt,

Each day number increased and loved ones were decreased

Lockdown gave us time to make things fine,

Bought people back to their lands

so that they can understand

2020 made us realise, to be wise

Time is short so stop being a bot

Don't be after money& stop being runny

Spend time with family & mates

Before it's gets too late

Instead of performing mime

Ask everyone if they are fine!

Treasure time with love ones in leisure

with pleasure,

Before you are sorry & it becomes a memory!

  • Karishma Sanjeev Mehrotra
Susan Katz
3 years ago
Susan Katz 3 years ago

Thank you so much for submitting your poem for consideration as Featured Poem.  I am touched by the intensity of your feelings and how well they are expressed.  Thank you very much for sharing, Susan

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