This Is Year 2020, a poem by Nadia Skye.

Kids on computers,

Parents out of work.

The climate's changing

And Earth is dying.

 

Stores are closing and

The streets are empty.

There's smoke in our atmosphere,

Poisoning our air.

 

The world is falling apart.

 

"Cover your face as to protect others,"

But it's really not as simple as that.

There's more to it than you know.

 

They fiddle with numbers,

Lie to our faces

And we accept it.

 

When will this all end?

 

Raging wind storms and forest fires,

Shallow gossip and

Politicians arguing, getting nowhere

 

The world is going mad.

 

People dying all around us;

Corona, equal rights, climate change and the like.

We are shut in our homes;

Everyone just seems so freaking tired.

 

This is Year 2020.

This poem is about: 
Our world

Comments

Annette M Velasquez

This is a very honest and powerful poem about today's world. Your descriptions are accurate and vivid and they impact emotionally.

Nadia Skye

Thank you! I really appreciate your input about my work.

I was worried no-one was reading my stuff!

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