A poem about being ‘shielded’ during the Covid-19 pandemic of 2020.
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A poem from JoelvsArthritis about the current Covid-19 pandemic
You may recall I mentioned Lindsay Reid’s collection of poetry entitled ‘My dark guardians’ a few months back. As a fellow sufferer of ankylosing spondylitis, her work is something I can easily relate to. You can find my earlier post below. I am delighted to say that I had an […]
‘Oh, I see you’re limping away?’ *awkward pause as they wait for me to say* ‘How are you? You’re looking well?’ I deflect back, you don’t know my hell. Confused, they’re thrown. No gossip? Poor show. ‘What’s wrong?’, their patience expires. ‘Oh, just this long term thing’. I retire.
People don’t appreciate how a comment or a dig,Can easily be the difference between a full night or no sleep.What may seem minor to you, can feel major to me,When your tired and worn out and suffering and weak. Why do the small hours pass so much quicker than a […]