366 DAYS

By Marymartin Okoabu:

It started with a pandemic,
That shook the world terribly,
Many were made anaemic,
And many died tragically.

A lockdown was announced,
That sent many scurrying indoors,
But still they pronounced,
More cases with lesser cures.

Starved of their freedom,
Overfed with boredom,
Many were left clueless,
The masses made helpless.

Then came hunger,
Striking with much anger,
It turned many into robbers,
While some scavenged for leftovers.

Depression creeped in slowly,
Suicidal thoughts tasted so sweet,
The mind became unfriendly,
To the body that encaged it.

It was a long year,
Of loss, pain and fear,
But hope comes alive,
Reawakened by the spring of life.

Marymartin Okoabu
Marymartin Okoabu

Chinonso Marymartin Okoabu is a creative writer who focuses on SEO contents and fictions. With more than two years experience in SEO writing, she writes articles for websites. In her spare time, she crafts short stories that explore life experiences. Her creative works have been published on different websites and Love Feast Magazine. She is the winner of the E C. Michael's prize for short stories, 2022.

Chinonso is a graduate of Human Anatomy from the University of Calabar.
She hails from Ibusa in Oshimili North local government area of Delta state.

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