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Kaylie’s Ode to Quarantine

among the safe walls of my home 
I find peace 
peace in the breeze flowing through windows
in the voices carried throughout the halls 
Surrounded by, 
wafting scents of home cooked meals 
puzzle pieces scattered 
art projects dripping dry 
Only you, 
only you could dawn such realization on a chaotic nation
only you could rejoin families in this busy world 
only you could initiate a new appreciation for food and basic necessities 
only you could reconnect us with the nature we have always been surrounded by 
only you could force communities to come together 
you provoked selflessness 
you provoked appreciation 
you provoked a new perspective
one I hope can stay, even when your gone