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Covid Ghosts Us

January 2021
Covid Ghosts, published as part of the (M)othering Anthology's special project entitled Mothering Through Pandemic
the note with your tiny writing in the bowl on my dresser
the watercolour of a hand painting an orchid
the sweater I knit you two winters ago
you are here, everywhere, not here
covid ghosts us
Josephine LoRe is a Calgary poet whose children live in beautiful places in BC: Victoria, Nelson and Fernie. She has spent covid missing them and writing poetry to fill the holes in her heart.