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The corona catastrophe

Silently shrill a silent chill seems to have run down the spine of our blue planet windmill So many deceased Too many ill mounting and surmounting the hospital bill Breathing for many is like climbing uphill or like panting on your home treadmill And it's frightening when there is nil a pill. A minute invisible virus doth kill . Pray to God for mercy bow and kneel! Many are dying without a will It's safer to stay home by the window sill The world seems to have come to a standstill You now have time to sharpen your poetic quill In lockdown pray and ink still spill You may hone your poetic skill Until the virus has had its fill. Corona they say feels like drowning like a fish without a gill for we can't breathe like the eel or krill. In mouths hot water flush and swill Exterminate this virus? only God can and will.

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Date: 6/25/2020 9:50:00 AM
A "sharpened poetic quill" in a harsh time does ink spill.. a poem of a great message.. a deep faith and a strong belief in empowered souls and in Almighty God! A great work! S great pleasure to read, Zaynab! My deepest regards and blessings.
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Date: 6/23/2020 5:09:00 PM
I thought I had commented on this brilliant poem...You write some great poems.
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Date: 5/25/2020 2:43:00 PM
It's better to stay safe and it's also the only time to hone your skills!! Very well said.
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Date: 4/22/2020 8:42:00 PM
Hello zaynab … a clear picture poem of how an enemy forcing humanity to combine as one to fight. Short lines taking me straight to the point that I enjoyed zaynab - Lindsay
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S.zaynab Kamoonpuri
Date: 4/25/2020 4:02:00 AM
Yeah it's nice that the world is united in helping to overcome this adversity and affliction. Warm thanks for comment, stay safe!
Date: 4/22/2020 10:54:00 AM
So true, it's sad though that this has spread so far,to so many. The world is not a happy place right now. Blessings.
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S.zaynab Kamoonpuri
Date: 4/22/2020 3:41:00 PM
Ah yeah spread to so many the world over, the whole big world is scared and is humbled by a minuscule virus. Hope n praying it ends soon, if we live be thankful if we die we go to heaven if we believe in it. Stay safe, best wishes.
Date: 4/21/2020 5:42:00 AM
Very well crafted my friend...you bring much awareness...this situation is many catastrophes all at once...we must pray...stay safe...the Wingster :o)
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S.zaynab Kamoonpuri
Date: 4/21/2020 8:14:00 AM
Oh yes it is, though there are positives to be learned from it. Yeah prayer is a necessity. Warm thanks for comment, stay safe!
Date: 4/21/2020 1:13:00 AM
Your words need no praise, it is the truth. Your way of looking around is awesome but sad. nice write...
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S.zaynab Kamoonpuri
Date: 4/21/2020 2:28:00 AM
Yeah I like to hear of poets thoughts than praise , . Yeah these are sad times when so many are dying in the world, ESP if some are not going to heaven because they didn't believe in one. Warm thanks and I'm wondering if I read yours recently.
Date: 4/20/2020 8:36:00 PM
You have a nice touch with meter and rhyme, and your poem captures much of the current catastrophe. One suggestion: In English with many singular nouns dropping a required article results in "extreme awkwardness." For example, we would say "mounting and surmounting hospital bills" [plural] but "mounting and surmounting the hospital bill" [singular].
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Date: 4/21/2020 7:20:00 AM
I think, bill or bills is a minor mistake to discuss. as the whole work is beautifully constructed and not prone to collapse for a few mistakes...we should find a remedy to CORONA crisis, and then all that' is well ends well. Cordially yours, just a passing remark.
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S.zaynab Kamoonpuri
Date: 4/21/2020 2:25:00 AM
Hi , ok I get your constructive criticism of my forgetting 'the' , let me see if edits work coz last time edits wasn't working for me. Thanks so much for kind feedback. Stay safe!
Date: 4/20/2020 5:00:00 PM
Zaynab, you asked and I came to read your poem, wonderfully penned, you have skill as a writer, and I am wondering what country you come from. We have the Covid 19 quite bad in Canada, but at least we have Goverment paid healthcare _Constance
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S.zaynab Kamoonpuri
Date: 4/21/2020 2:22:00 AM
Cont/..Hi dear, I hail from an Arabian, Mesopotamian and Indian ethnic background but currently settled in Tanzania. Take care and stay safe, warm thanks for comment.
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S.zaynab Kamoonpuri
Date: 4/21/2020 2:20:00 AM
Hi dear, yeah we do have govt paid healthcare as well but some prefer private hospitals where you have to pay, though I was actually referring to other countries and how it is also costing the health industry and govt paying the bills, that's why I wrote surmounting .
Date: 4/20/2020 4:27:00 PM
I have my own opinions on this whole thing and the reason for it being upon us. Anyway, I do enjoy the mesmerizing way that you patterned your thoughts and made us FEEL your fear and sadness.
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S.zaynab Kamoonpuri
Date: 4/21/2020 2:14:00 AM
Hi, dear friend, I would so like to know your reason for it being on us, some blame the Chinese, some blame Americans, I don't know who to believe more. I have sadness for the parts of the world that are badly affected by it, and we do have fears of this deadly virus spreading to the whole world completely even though where I live we have had only 4 deaths. Take care and stay safe.
Date: 4/20/2020 3:33:00 PM
Only God can finally put down his hand and say enough, thank you for sharing, a wonderful poem well written be safe ,
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S.zaynab Kamoonpuri
Date: 4/20/2020 3:38:00 PM
Oh yes indeed. Warmest thanks for a bright great comment! Take care and stay safe!
Date: 4/20/2020 2:00:00 PM
Wow I was blown away reading your poem on COVID-19. Awesomely impressive Zaynab. This will be a great for spoken word. I love the rhyme too. Love and hugs!
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S.zaynab Kamoonpuri
Date: 4/20/2020 2:21:00 PM
Thanks soo much poet for nice comment. I'm prompted to check yours out as well. Stay safe, best wishes.
Date: 4/20/2020 12:08:00 PM
Amen to your breathtaking poem Zaynab - poetic talent here for sure. Blessings my friend, Jennifer.
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S.zaynab Kamoonpuri
Date: 4/20/2020 2:20:00 PM
Warmest thanks for comment, let's take a deep breath ah. Take care and stay safe.
Date: 4/20/2020 11:33:00 AM
I am glad you directed me to the your poem, great way to make a statement. This virus is making everyone insane. Keep safe and well. Hugs Eve
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S.zaynab Kamoonpuri
Date: 4/20/2020 2:18:00 PM
Warm thanks eve, yeah it's driving many crazy this virus ahh. Stay safe, take care.
Date: 4/20/2020 8:11:00 AM
Very clever writing with a almost a heartbeat rhythm.
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S.zaynab Kamoonpuri
Date: 4/20/2020 9:12:00 AM
Warmest Thanks for a great poetic comment! Take care sis.
Date: 4/20/2020 7:24:00 AM
Your verse in rhyme and its topical content is worthy of praise, Zaynab. It's our duty to look after our health and that of others. Let's put our trust in medical people and above all in God for a positive solution. ~ Regards // paul
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S.zaynab Kamoonpuri
Date: 4/20/2020 9:11:00 AM
Yes you are so right, above all on God the healer and gratitude to the medical staff helping everywhere. Thanks soo much for such a bright positive comment!
Date: 4/20/2020 7:20:00 AM
Amen and so he willinshaaAllah A beautiful poem.
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S.zaynab Kamoonpuri
Date: 4/20/2020 9:09:00 AM
Yes praying hard. Warmest thanks sis for the comment. Ameen , take care!
Date: 4/20/2020 6:27:00 AM
Fine write Zaynab, good rhyme and flow with very apt to our world situation. Trust you're keeping well.
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S.zaynab Kamoonpuri
Date: 4/20/2020 9:08:00 AM
Hi Gordon, thanks soo much for feedback. I'm well thank God up to now. Hope you are too. Cheers and stay safe!
Date: 4/20/2020 6:19:00 AM
Your poetry streams as if a river flowing, a wind blowing, and the rhythm is steady and straight, its like you want this pandemic out too soon ! Good One Zaynab, a fine vision of a modern plague, only poetry is our sole solace! May God put an end to this virus ! Plz. do take a look at mine.
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S.zaynab Kamoonpuri
Date: 4/20/2020 9:06:00 AM
I like how you phrased even your comment so poetically wow! Yeah I wish this plague ends soon, may God protect and have mercy. God bless! Stay safe.
Date: 4/20/2020 5:43:00 AM
Wonderful rhyme...And the theme is apt to the situation we are in.. Great write Zaynab..
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S.zaynab Kamoonpuri
Date: 4/20/2020 9:05:00 AM
I'm glad it's apt. Warm thanks for comment. Take care! ??