Twenty twenty life went on pause!



Twenty twenty life went on pause

Stay at home, save lives, protect the nhs

The byline - and we gave our applause

Before - I believe the world was a mess-

Rat race on steroids, greed and thuggery!

Selfish acts and Commerce skullduggery

Society in crisis the simple summary!

Then pandemic pause from this drudgery!


Pause to breathe - a slower pace

Pause from the materialistic fight

Pause- look around, accept with grace

The need to value what is right

Pause - no rush hour traffic

Pause and listen to each other

Pause - realise - we aren’t on automatic!


A journey to rediscover Human creativity

New age Communication reaching out

The Human race regaining dignity

The fate of the world was in doubt!

Then twenty twenty life went on pause

A pervading pandemic hit us all!

Was our modern day Babylon the cause?


Pause- think - will we learn from this stink?

As a fragile new normal begins

Will global health be in the pink?

Have we paid in full for our worldly sins?

Twenty twenty when life went on pause

Ask yourself ‘What was the real cause?’














  • Author: sue.evans (Offline Offline)
  • Published: April 25th, 2021 04:33
  • Comment from author about the poem: Haven’t published a poem for ages- moved house and other things got in the way- but felt the urge to put pen to paper or finger to keyboard😂
  • Category: Unclassified
  • Views: 33
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  • Goldfinch60

    In that 'pause' many people brought respect for others back into their lives, let us hope that continues.


    • sue.evans

      It was that very thought that prompted my words. I believe we were all on a downward spiral - the human race as one that is- but sadly I’ve already seen some people behaving as they would have before. Unfortunately some people just don’t learn!

    • L. B. Mek

      this is such an intriguing read
      showcasing your practised nurturing: of poetic skill,
      a wonderful read and considered commentary on covid
      thanks for sharing

      • sue.evans

        Thank you for such kind words. X

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