poetry covid-19 coronavirus


By Michael McCormick
Mar 31, 2020 · 40 words · 1 minute

Hopscotch drawing 13625


From the author: Written during and for this strange moment

Let things fall apart

     a little while


Take a walk

     on faded hopscotch roads


Remember when others touched your skin

     not just the sun



     your six feet

     of safe clean air

This story originally appeared in Poems of Hope and Reassurance.

Michael McCormick

Mike McCormick writes literary and science fiction in his Batman pajamas