Commentary and Philosophy Poetry posted July 29, 2020

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It's Not Corona

by Y. M. Roger

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A seething nuisance stalks the nation
its  presence  an  unwelcome  pall
choking both truth and freedom
sowing  distrust  ‘midst  all.
Hold  onto  your  heart,
stand firm, not high ~
In  the  end,
we’ve but


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