Freshly painted the walls 

Closing in at great speed 

Forty seven missed calls 

Lightly taxed ounce of weed 

My euphoric recalls 

Isolated my greed 

In a world without those who we love 


Threatening thunder 

Shakes every cause on which i stand 

Watch in wonder 

As angels keep up with demand 

Standing under 

Crude banners they can't understand 

In a world without those who we love 


Raise another drink

Wish all these problems away 

See your bubble shrink 

Into each lengthening day

Add another few shades 

To your fifty of grey

In a world without those who we love 


So the lockdown is easing

Upgrade your 'A' game 

Find it morbidly  pleasing 

Apportioning blame 

It's in colourless wheezing 

We find we're the same 

In a world without those who we love 

  • Author: peto (Offline Offline)
  • Published: June 9th, 2020 06:43
  • Category: Unclassified
  • Views: 73


  • Neville

    I thoroughly enjoyed this timely post
    and your last stanza is to die for....

    I suspect tho the second wave is only just around the corner....


    • peto

      You could be right Neville
      Then a 3rd
      Thank you

    • Goldfinch60

      So very true, I live in a world like that since my wife passed recently.

      • peto

        Yea very recently Andy
        Sorry to touch on your pain

      • Suresh

        .....without those who we love.

        No, no more needs to be said.

        • peto

          I'll say no more then
          Thanks suresh

        • MaddieJ

          Touches on so many matters of the world, and the heart of the individual human. Thanks for this emotionally provoking write!

          • peto

            Thank you very much maddie
            Extremely grateful

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