By Ariana Maria Virginia Perez

Invisible to the eye
the infection spread silently 
from Wuhan to New York City.   

The count of dead bodies charted its path
and displayed its power: screaming death, bustling flu.

A silent demon
Scientists say it is a variation of the common flu
but a version encoated with aggression, exhaling hate.

How long before life returns to travel?
Hope is the day I can take a vacation and hold you.

Pictures look so much better with facial expressions;
hope is the day when I can see your smile  

No bullets to fire will end this war, 
only a shot in the arm will put an end to all this harm.

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