Two Hundred and Eighty-Fourth Entry, Coronavirus Poetry Diary
variants of concern ...
I dip my immigrant life
encase it in this room
of 20-square-meter freedom
Added: Two Hundred and Eighty-Fifth Entry
singing and dancing
around a covid gravesite ...
a circle of women
with their faces covered
in white powder
FYI: For decades voodoo has been portrayed in Western films as a black magic cult; however, it is an official and widely practiced religion in Haiti. For more, see Part I, Haiti & the Dominican Republic: An Island Divided of PBS's four-part series on the influence of African descent on Latin America, produced and hosted by Harvard scholar Henry Louis Gates Jr.
Added: Two Hundred and Eighty-Sixth Entry
this face in the motel mirror ...
FYI: Fourth wave "in full force" in Germany as WHO warns Europe is "back at epicentre," Sky News, Nov. 5