Shhh… A Corona?!

Shhh… A Corona?!

With the depressing news these days, I hope you’re keeping safe.

I have to admit this deviates from my usual topics. Inspired by this silly photo I received today, I spent ten minutes drafting and fifteen minutes fine tuning this poem:


I know a Karina and Corrina

But I never trust you Corona

Ever since I learned to thrust a slice of lime or lemon

Into you

Like a dice to slice the demon

In you


What’s in you Corona

As I stare at your bottle

My mind left to throttle

As you’re a monster no little


You tunnel down our throats

Channel to our liver

Via the lungs

And sparks a fever


Now I finally realize

There’s another Corona

Which is no ordinary vice

With no known vaccine

The only advice

Is to stay away from you

A vicious virus

Oh you Coronavirus

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