Spring 2020 by Sriramgokul Chinnasamy
It’s spring! Still can’t be out
Haven’t heard from a Wuhan friend since Lunar New Year
Another understands a panda’s solitude in zoos,
whilst promising his video-calling daughter of a panda visit.
A four-year old loses her parents to the pandemic,
lives alone – neighbours feed her but can’t take her home fearing infection;
on Easter Sunday, she waits for her mum and dad.
Despite pay cuts, frontline staff support even the ones responsible for the cuts
The definition of key workers and essentials get changed
Military budgets are secondary to health and social budgets
Other than the NHS, nothing should be “Too Big to Fail!”