Each time I think of this number
It makes me even numb-er.
The amount is beyond just vast
And grows each day ever so fast!
More deaths, it blows the human mind,
Than WW I, II & ’Nam combined
But like these vets, were linked to others:
Family, friends, co-workers, lovers.
They fell to an invisible foe
And now how many more will go?
Does one really need to ask
Wash hands, be distant, wear a mask?
And now we have a final task
Across the world and our nation
One must get the vaccination.
Read more by Ada Mark Strausberg.