No one had predicted such an occurrence
A catastrophe leading to worldwide sufferance
But there are lessons hidden in each calamity
The pandemic has delivered a blow to human vanity
Our survival instinct that lay dormant
Has resurfaced to deal with the torment..
New revelations, new lessons have appeared
While we navigate the waters with hope and fear
The predictability around which we had our lives built
Received towards uncertainty a major tilt
New questions to which the internet does not answers possess
Emerge each day, it is no longer possible to obsess
Over trying to control each aspect of our lives
In the midst of ambiguity we have learnt to thrive..
We’ve had a glimpse of the harrowing life
Led by unfortunate victims of war and strife
Let me now say how I have been affected as a person-
Thrown in the throes of social isolation
I have discovered the rejuvenating power of silence
I have discovered within me a well of resilience..