world is still, isolated. fearful.
The metaphor of the caged beast.
upended lives, suffering, imperiling.
people in dire situations, precarious
Data paints a harrowing picture. Of need.
can’t buy food. artists.
completely devastating
absolute tailspin.
top to bottom, left and right,
all snatched away
In the middle of something exhausting, all will abandon the city.
hard to be in infinite limbo
people no longer want to gather.
the bravery of going back.

This is from an article in the Wheeling Intelligencer.

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The Bravery of Going Back – Julia Payne – USA