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Lexical Lockdown - poems about binge-watching exercise mishaps fridge-surfing and other pandemical pursuits - cover

Lexical Lockdown - poems about binge-watching exercise mishaps fridge-surfing and other pandemical pursuits

Melanie Haagman

Publisher: The Conrad Press

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Summary

It’s the year of 2020
Which no one will forget,
When we fought a lethal virus
That posed a deadly threat.
Mel rhymes her way through lockdown,
It enables her to cope,
And in her witty verses
Spreads positivity and hope,

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