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Friday, April 10, 2020

A "Good Old" Day

Twenty-Third Entry, Coronavirus Poetry Diary, on Wuhan, China’s coronavirus epicentre, ending 76-day lockdown

touch of sunshine
a mother and her kids stroll
down a Wuhan street

Tsingtao beer gone flat
rainbow flowers blooming

Note: "Tsingtao Brewery Co. Ltd. is China's second largest brewery, with about 15% of domestic market share. It was founded in 1903 by German settlers in Qingdao, Shandong province... The Tsingtao brand is sold in 62 countries and regions around the world, and accounts for more than 50% of China's beer exports."