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No Longer America

“Come and sit with me a moment, grandson, I want to tell you of how it used to be,

When America was a republic and the people around here were free.

The year was 2020 when everything started to shift,

In March of that year on the news there was a drift.

There was a new coronavirus that began across the ocean.

It became a worldwide pandemic that caused chaos and commotion.

We all quickly obeyed and stayed within our home.

We didn’t know what to believe and fear began to roam.

She came like a mighty lion on a wild rampage.

The virus seemed to attack those in older age.

Those in author...


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