First they gave
us phones,
so we’d keep
looking down
and stop feeling
other eyes.

Then they gave
us masks,
so when we
looked up,
we couldn’t feel
other smiles.

It’s not too late,
but if we’re not careful,
sooner or later
we’ll have lost
our most precious…

Each other.

© Susan L Hart | |


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