This piece was written in response to the prompt: COVID-19—the coronavirus has seized the world, attacking our health, our economies, our everyday life. Write about this new invader and how it's changing our lives.
By Joshua Armell, 15, Milton
I miss the busy roads; I miss eating out.
I miss the positivity; I miss roaming about.
I miss going to school; I miss giving hugs.
I miss touching someone else without wearing gloves.
But I miss most of all just the plain old fun, and so
I miss the point of spreading fear to all our little ones.