Photo by Alvin Mahmudov on Unsplash

You
betray
our flaws
with a kiss,

forcing us into
a better version
of our species,

slowing us
to crawl again

like babies,

until we are ready
to restart our world –

not in time
for Easter,

but, nonetheless,
resurrected.

© Antoinette Nevitt, 2020

scientist-poet at large

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