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Hang In There… (Poems In A Pandemic #6)

Having a good-natured laugh at ourselves, and the predicament called life can be very healing. Humor is deeply nurturing. In my years of studying the martial art of Aikido, I learned that the weakest muscle is the one that is continuously flexed. During this time of the pandemic, we can easily experience a kind of ongoing, nonstop state of concern and stress. What will happen? How will we take care of ourselves and those we love? Here’s a poem that approaches life and each one of us sincerely, without taking everything so seriously. Repeat after me, “The name of the author is the first to go…”

 

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