Willful Ignorance

Pandemic poetry

Photo by Kuma Kum on Unsplash

~after Kitty O’Meara

And the people refused
to stay home,
to listen to science or facts,
to respect social distance
or even wear masks.
They chose to protest,
to purposely cough,
to spit and shout
like people possessed.



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Jay Sizemore

Jay Sizemore


Provocative truth teller, author of 19 poetry collections. Cat dad. Dog dad. Currently working from Portland, Oregon. Learn more at: Jaysizemore.com.