A park bench
daring to close just one eye
-as history sidles up to me
“Remember freedom?
Without the handcuffs of the social-distance
police in your periphery?”
I sigh…….
as freshly trapped air thrashes in the mesh
of my mask
Yup…….those were the days

©Vivian Zems

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