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Poetry in a Pandemic: A precarious perch

Soft news of vaccine doses

filling the room

he peeks thru prominent paws

from a winter perch of protection

Oblivious to an adapting pandemic:

cunning, dangerous, and fatal.

Jana Flaherty lives in New London.

Poetry in a Pandemic local offers readers a chance to share their poetry written during or related to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. To contribute, email


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