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Zooming with Thoreau

Zooming with Thoreau.pdf
I live in Walden, Vermont. Since in lock down for the pandemic, I've renewed my interest in poetry.…

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Ode to COVID 19

My husband had some down time with with mud season as he is a firewood distributor. Since he…

Working for the National Guard and Training to be a Strongman

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A sergeant in the Vermont Army National Guard tells his story of being pressed into service and…

In The Good Old Days A Month Ago

This poem is a general coverage of the first month (approximate) of shelter-in-place. I live in…

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Two Poems

Covid-19 Poems Hudson.pdf
Two poems written during the COVID-19 period in Middlebury, Vermont. These were “workshopped” in the…

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Outside an Old Country Church

I was inspired to write this poem after driving home through West Topsham, VT and noticing a sign…

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Solitary Confinement

Solitary Confinement .pdf
It's not so much a story as a feeling that came over me during the beginning of our sequestration…

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As the Spring Birds Sing coronavirus diary XII 4/13/2020

This is one of many poems I've been writing under the umbrella subtitle "Corona Virus Diary". It…

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2020 Plague

JackMayerPoem2020.pdf
Here’s a new poem I wrote in response to the Covid-19 pandemic. Like all my wilderness poems, I…

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Panda Bear Against the Pandemic

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I put on my Panda Bear costume to bring joy to other Vermonters.

Stars, Rainbows, and Signs in Rutland

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Handmade rainbows and stars and I Love Rutland COVID-19 Educational signs are cropping up all over…