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My Mask

[sung to the tune of Jewel’s hit song, Hands, from her album, Spirit.] * You may need to slow her song down a bit, and then my lyrics fit in better! My Mask If I could ask for one thing, it would be to please wear a mask Because it means nothing politically It’s such a simple task… I will not contract your germs. I will not breathe in your air. Together, we can stop Covid’s spread. United as a nation, we must care... (Chorus) My mask sits on my face. You wear yours, too; I’ve got my own! You wear yours, too; I’ve got my own! And we are never sickened. This virus stole too many lives, but masks will help slow the spread. Six feet apart and washing hands Make sure you’re vaccinated! Both you and me have to believe We can fight this evil venom Innocence lost has taken its toll What will we become? (Chorus) My mask sits on my face. You wear yours, too; I’ve got my own! You wear yours, too; I’ve got my own! And we are never sickened. (This is the part where Jewel begins to sing, “In the end…”) At this time, wear a mask to help each other. Covid’s here, we must look out for one another. (This is the part in Jewel’s song where she sings, “I will get down on my knees…”) I have asked you nicely now, “Will you wear a mask?” I have patiently explained and shown the scientific facts. I’ve prayed and pleaded, demanded, and even asked … (Chorus) My mask sits on my face. You wear yours, too; I’ve got my own! You wear yours, too; I’ve got my own! And we are never sickened. (Chorus) My mask sits on my face. You wear yours, too; I’ve got my own! You wear yours, too; I’ve got my own! And we are never sickened. Submitting for the contest: Change the Record Poetry Contest Contest Sponsored By: Natasha L. Scragg Written on November 3, 2021

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Date: 12/18/2021 1:56:00 PM
I feel for your situation. My daughter's teacher while in elementary school, perhaps 8 years ago, recently passed away due to COVID complications that were exacerbated by a secondary condition which did not allow her to get vaccinated.
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Date: 11/18/2021 3:37:00 PM
excellent lyrics and despite the fact I wear a mask I caught the virus, thankfully my symptoms weren;t too severe - I put it down to being double vaccinated:-) hugs Jan xx
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Date: 11/14/2021 10:28:00 PM
The pity is that so many do not follow the rules. I am so afraid that as the weather gets colder the number of covid patients will increase.
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