Too Bad the Weather would not Cooperate
AKA too pretty for a pandemic.
Spring bursts out all over and with it,
covid-19. More fitting if it were
a wintry Solstice with its hearty chill
putting a layer of quiet urgency
on everything. More fitting we’d be
sheltering inside from the myriad
of ice and snow storms,
along with a deadly virus.
More fitting if were in a season
where a babe was born of hope