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Sunday, April 26, 2020

Strong Wind Warning Haiku

Thirty-Eighth Entry, Coronavirus Poetry Diary, written in response to CTV News on April 24, A National Disgrace: 1475 deaths in long-term care homes and nursing homes are made up of 67% of the total number of coronavirus deaths in Canada

strong wind warning
four more body bags wheeled out
of a nursing home

PoemHunter, April 26 2020

Note: This haiku  is a sequel to the tenth entry:

nursing home silhouette 
I air high-five my old friend
at the window