I don't know when I can see you
I don't know when the coronavirus will end
My special daughter
I wish I could give you answers
I know you need certainty
So, let me say, " that's a wait and see."
Held time more slowly than Fitbit. Big, bright, present,
it ticked down seconds
in quick breaths.
than you would have guessed,
like the butterfly
you thought was a leaf,
or your heart
after his stopped beating.
Edited by Venus Davis. Words by Bess Rodriguez Richard and Constance Reho.