You are Covid19

You are Covid19 You wanted to see the world, Make friends along the way. Instead everyone runs from you, Trying to keep you at bay. You spread yourself out wide,  As generous as can be.  We all reacted with fear, Even though you, we can not see. You see you’re a killer, Silent and deadly…

A Mind Painted Black and Blue

My brain feels squashed, As I search for a light. A flicker of hope, In a darkened mind. Friends don’t want to talk, I’m a burden on their shoulders. Better avoided than engaged with. I know I should be thankful, I am fed, I am well, well sort of. I have a home, loved ones,…

For Jade. Broken Wings by Katie Haigh

For Jade. Broken Wings You are mature beyond your years, Spreading awareness and inclusion. You are positive and bold, Your ambitions no illusion. You sign songs with passion, Encouraging others to learn. You want to change the world, Inclusivity your concern. You started out for your brother, To help expand his communication. Now you’re on…

Adjustifcation

It’s funny how we adjust, To the unadjustable. At the start, We felt our world collapse. Our minds in unrest, Our souls despaired. As our hearts yearned, For those out of reach. We battled daily thoughts, Trying to steady ourselves, In the anarchy of life. Uncertain times, Meant no time scale. No knowledge of when,…

Clouds

Soft fluffy white wispsLooking like a painted skyWatching them float by By Katie Haigh© K.Haigh 06/05/2020

Napowrimo Day 30. Uniquely Napowrimo

Napowrimo Day 30, Lockdown Day 44 Uniquely Napowrimo This year has been different, In many unique ways. I have done Napowrimo, For over several years, Thirty poems in thirty days. I usually use the prompts, To challenge myself, On the Napowrimo page. This year a pandemic has hit, My writing instinct engaged. I accessed it…

Napowrimo Day 29. Anticipation

Napowrimo Day 29, Lockdown Day 43 Anticipation Waiting, Watching, Alert. Updates, Cobra, Meetings, Press , Announcements. Little, Information. Phase, one, Into, Phase, two. When? Exit, Strategy, Imminent. Danger, Relapses, Cautious, Careful, Considerations. News, Will, Come. Keep, Waiting. Stay, Home. Save, Lives. By Katie Haigh ©K.Haigh 29/04/2020

Napowrimo Day 28. Days Like These.

Napowrimo Day 28, Lockdown Day 42 Days Like These The longest month of the year, When we all stayed home. The dangers were quite clear, Communicating through the phone. No one knows what day it is, As the weeks merge into days. No point getting in a tiz, While the lockdown stays. We’re living through…

Napowrimo Day 27. Compassion Not Comparison

Napowrimo Day 27, Lockdown Day 41 Compassion Not Comparison Lockdown is another circumstance, When grass isn’t always greener. We see each other’s photos and videos, Happy smiling faces having fun. Staring through our phone screen, At fantastic things people do. Parents building dens with boxes, Making marvellous creations. Like giant rainbows out of egg cartons,…

Napowrimo Day 26. Countdown

Napowrimo Day 26, Lockdown Day 40 Count Down The length of my lockdown, Over 1 month, 5.7 Weeks, 40 days, 960 hours, 57600 minuets. Time spent, Adjusting self, For the greater good. Rules followed, Shared with my husband, Son and 3 pets, Rick and Jake, Patch the dog, Sparkle the cat, Poppy the gecko. Ticking…