Some Poems I Have Written During Lockdown. Part 2

Written by Lexley George in Poetry on 15 May 2020 | Views: 23

Some Poems I Have Written During Lockdown. Part 2

Here are three more poems from Lexley to share.

Green Shoots?

 

Near my window     

sits a plastic tray

filled with watery hope,

carrots tops float.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                   

Will they grow?

Sweet potato and

Avocado attempts - failed,

but now, I think, 

something is happening.

 

Will they re-grow into carrots,

perhaps?

How long will it take,

who knows?

 

The world is changing -

maybe has changed forever,

but, by my window,

brave green shoots

herald regrowth - 

and hope. 

 

MAKING MAGIC MEMORIES

 

No school – the time stretches out, 

glistening with possibilities.

Life has been restructured;

bedtime – derestricted,

doesn’t matter what they wear,

“can we paint, bake, kick a ball, plant seeds?”

“Yes, yes, yes -  of course.”

 

Some day, far along that glistening path

normality awaits

But for now

Let’s make magic memories.

 

ACRONYMS

In these days of lock-down

tempers might be frayed

so I’m asking those of you

that must be obeyed

to stop using acronyms 

which annoy us each time

especially me as it’s hard

to find a rhyme.

 

We are doing what is right

and listen nearly each night

to your report,

so now I must exhort

you to listen to my plea,

I’m sure there are others

just like me

so your message would be stronger

if you took a little longer 

to say the words in full,

not cut down

so we have to look them up,

which makes us frown

as we try to remember

what those letters mean.

We don’t have that problem

With a message from the queen.

 

We will still listen each day,

try to really understand 

what those charts say 

but if you cut out acronyms -

that would be REALLY grand.

OK! 

See Part 1 of Lockdown poems here.

See Part 3 of Lockdown poems here.

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