Zoom became an integral part of everyday language, and
Yes, learning something new is exhilarating – the
X-factor of life – acquire knowledge at every chance, for the
Well-being of humanity is the health of our world. But the
Virus caused the need for this communication tool – an
Unexpected fast-spreading, deadly pandemic, forcing
Tears and heartache to ensue around every corner.
Staying well by dodging fevers occupied frantic minds, but
Relief finally arrived because of innovative medicine.
Quality of life slowly shifts into a sense of normalcy, as
Promises of large, joyful gatherings bring excitement.
Optimism feels attainable, overcoming those worst fears,
Nourishing hearts and souls that have been patient, as we
Marvel at the hustle and bustle on downtown streets –
Loving the sights of mask-less faces with big smiles, but,
Knowing the threat has not dissipated. We are openly
Just aware that moving forward unharmed remains possible.
I, for one, exhale with reassurance, but even so, I carry
Hope closely for those who continue to suffer, and
Gratitude rests in my heart every day for all blessings.
Fulfillment manifests from a support circle of those who
Effortlessly carry us through uncertainty. So, forging ahead,
Dare to discover something you have missed through the slog.
Celebrate the community who has your back, for this is our new
Lauren Scott (c) 2021 ❤️
Photo is from our backpacking trip
to Spider Lake in the Sierra.
A new day begins…