A COVID Christmas

A COVID Christmas

Boggle, gurgle, woozle fizz!

Professor Fuzz is a science whizz.

You’ll find him in his lab for sure,

Working day and night for a COVID cure.

Cynthia Small wasn’t tall,

But she worked the wards and all,

Nursing COVID patients there.

Many knew her tender care.

Worker Lim was making time,

Manufacturing masks on a production line.

An order came for him from the top.

“Your afternoon is free so you can stop!”

When Cynthia went to her coffee room,

People everywhere dispelled the gloom,

All department stores were there around,

With Christmas Carols providing the sound.

“You cared for our colleagues and grandmas too,

So we brought the shops to you!”

In a place quite far way,

A Son looked down in love upon that day.

Although he seemed so far apart,

Somehow, he’s also in our heart.

He remembered back to a manger and stable,

Where he was born when no inn was able.

That when he had come to birth.

To bring peace to hearts and joy on earth.

Prose addendum: Here’s a fun fact for reader’s. My maternal Grandfather, Patrick Anthony Thomas “Pat” O’Reilly, was known to write verses for his mates at bowls and in the then local newpaper. He died on 1 December in the early 1950s. On 1 December 2020 I woke to the beginnings of this poem rattling around inside me!

Simon C.J. Falk  1 December 2020

Author: simonfalk28

Country lad, Focussing on verse.

7 thoughts on “A COVID Christmas”

  1. Brilliant Simon – thank you for the beautiful poem and gif … fun and cheering … I do hope 2021 is easier for us all – have a peaceful time – Hilary

    1. Yes, Polly. That was the idea, to try and somehow feel for those working to help us all through COVID. I was still wrestling with the blocks though. Good ‘ole wordpress word leggo 🙂
      Sorry it’s taken me so long to get to this. I appreciate your comments. Always do.

      1. I’m also wrestling! And it’s not just the blocks, I’m not reading/blogging so much but am finding it difficult to find friends’ pieces and to comment. Why do they always have to mess about with things that worked!

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