I sit in my cocoon surrounded
by rows and columns,
black ink staining my latex gloves
as I sit in a fever of
Who might have handled
this front page?
Who might have dribbled
some corona droplets on
the outside cover?
An interior monologue begins
I’m a product of my time and generation
I tell myself I should get with it
and read the news online.
Rachael Stanley’s poems have been published both in print and online journals both in Ireland and abroad. She is currently a member of Rathmines Writers Workshop.
Strong, honest writing, Rachael.
Great Piece Rachael. Well written