Dave Anthony continues his series of daily poems in this time of the coronavirus pandemic.
Keep off the streets!
This is home.
Government must ensure
Basic human need of shelter.
‘Tis an emergency riptide
Allow caring NGOs to provide
Essential services, sanitation, water, food
Stimulus package include.
Like makeshift hospitals, shelters makeshift,
Or else, sky’s the roof
Corpses on the streets.
In Covid’s roving eye of the storm
No fair weather anywhere
For the wrecked, marooned – welfare
Take an opportune lesson,
A learning curve,
Least they deserve
Eradication of homelessness.
Top news in world media
Trending news coronavirus;
Print, radio, television, Youtubing
Provide details and updates in broadcasting
Graphically, audibly, visually updating
Covid -19’s tragic infecting.
Information in critical situation
Sinequanon sans ambiguation
Crystal clear communication.
‘Tis education forms the common mind,
Inadvertent noncompliance is blind-ness
heedless, blameless, reckless, needless.
Movement Control Order
Spell it out clearer
What can and cannot be done
When, where, how and why forbidden.
keep people informed
Of new restrictions formed
Enlighten with realistic forecast
False hope don’t broadcast,
Fake from true news show
Be candid, don’t mask the info
Use instant, far-reaching communication
Media for information dissemination.