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I see this virus mutating

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The fear of this unknown enemy creates our monsters. – Black Canvas art by C.E. Pereira

Our world is at a standstill.
We fear this unknown enemy.
There is still no cure found.
The future holds much fear.

Stepping outside has high risks.
It is done when the larder is low.
We learn of ways to protect.
Face mask is a new dress code.

My imagination runs wild.
I see this virus mutating.
We are in this for a long haul.
The infected keep increasing.

Of life that I took for granted.
Always planning my future.
The notion of there’s tomorrow.
Now, I cannot see beyond today.

I cling to hope for a cure.
Light will disperse darkness.
I continue to pray for healing.
God hears us. We must trust.

By C.E. Pereira
(14-4-2020)

Author:

I'm a Eurasian of Portuguese, English, Scottish and Malay heritage. And my extended family are of Chinese and Indian heritage. In recent years, the younger generation have added on to include spouses from the Philippines, Nigeria and Russia. My world is made up of different colours like the rainbow. And like the rainbow I am unique. Reading is my form of relaxation, to escape from the drudgery of daily life and enter into a world of the imagination. It is the love of reading that has led me to try my hand in writing short stories and poems. I hope that in some way my stories and poems will take you for a little while away from the drudgery of the present into the pages of imagination. To new friends found, I bid you, Welcome. Sincerely, C.E. Pereira

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