Right now the future doesn't look too bright,
so I focus on a happier time.
I know in the end it will be all right
but sometimes it's hard to get through the night
without hearing bells of doom start to chime.
Right now the future doesn't look too bright
and people's emotions are coiled up tight,
but it's just a mountain we have to climb.
I know in the end it will be all right,
if we stick together and hold on tight,
it's just we have no coping paradigm.
Right now the future doesn't look too bright,
but it's in our hands to turn on the light
and keep it burning through the long dark night.
I know in the end it will be all right.
If hand in hand we continue the fight,
the joy at the finish will be sublime.
Right now the future doesn't look too bright;
I know in the end it will be all right.

~Elise Skidmore ©2020

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  1. Yes this too shall pass. 🙏. Hopefully soon. I need a margarita. Lol. Thanks for your poem Elise.

    1. Thank _you_ for reading and commenting. And yes, we both need a margarita (or two). Soon as this quarantine stuff is over, we’ve got your belated birthday celebration to plan!