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She came from nowhere, mouse-like quiet
At first we thought it’s just a trick
But soon her powers were dark like night
We saw her strength cut to the quick.
Covidia came from foreign lands
But traveled fast with power and speed
And she was subtle with sneaky hands
She quickly knew our wants and needs.
Some ignored her presence here
And chose to be aloof and brave
They would never express their fear
Freedom was their cry to save.
Others feared with cautious worry
And wanted to precautions take
At first we thought there is no hurry
But soon we rippled in her wake.
Covidia forced a change in life
Restrictions limit what we do
Isolation and the daily strife
Removed the things we thought we knew.
She swept away our social life
She caused our isolation
She propagated grief and strife
A plague upon our nation.
Many chose to ignore her power
And haughty would proclaim beliefs
But on the deathbed they did cower
And beg for peace and just relief.
Respect her and her powers now
She’s ruled us for some time
But slowly we will find out how
To stop her on a dime.
A normal life returns someday
Covidia will be lost
Never forget the price we’ve paid
The death and all the cost.
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