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Lucky

We haven’t seen our kids in weeks, Our grandkids or our car, Yet reading all the stories, We’re the lucky ones, by far. We’re hunkered down with food and books And music and TV, With working Wi-Fi and a phone To FaceTime, gratefully. I feel for those who can’t pay rent, Whose loved ones died, or worse – Whose lives are on a downward slide They maybe can’t reverse. This country has a great divide, Our differences made clear. This virus, though, reminds us That our luck could disappear.

Copyright © | Year Posted 2020




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Date: 4/29/2020 6:23:00 AM
It is sadly true that we never know; each day we need to value for itself.
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Date: 4/21/2020 11:47:00 AM
The line, Whose loved one's have died or worse. Brings a very sharp stick in the eye of reality between suffering and release. :( It didn't go unnoticed. <3
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Date: 4/19/2020 1:05:00 AM
This puts it in perspective, Ilene. Thank you for this reminder in rhyme to count blessings instead of inconveniences.
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Date: 4/18/2020 2:32:00 PM
it does make you appreciate everything we have and being able to have contact with the grand kids is marvelous, got to pity those who are not so fortunate and are in desperate circumstances. I am finding it hard this week, we lost our uncle to dementia and 3 friends (none to the virus that we know of at the moment)not being able to support our friends and family and go to the funerals is difficult. I've not told mum about her brother in law I want to do it face to face:-( hugs Jan xx
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Date: 4/18/2020 1:50:00 PM
But naught to worry! Our Glorious Leader is currently using our taxes to support Trump Resorts and enterprises and ensure all those employees get a paycheque! Trump knows how to stimulate the economy, so good times will roll again! Well said, again, Ilene! Aloha! Rico
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Date: 4/18/2020 12:17:00 PM
I feel the same, Ilene. We are not wealthy by any means, but we have a bit of cash on hand and for now, we have our jobs. I think of the many people in the world are living paycheck to paycheck and it's horrendous how something like this can completely wipe out one's life. I pray everyone can be normal again soon.
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Date: 4/17/2020 5:46:00 PM
We are all rolling the dice. We can only be thankful if they are coming up 7's and 11's! Best wishes, Gershon
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