By Vanshika Seku – Mill Pond School sixth grade student, Westborough
The sun peeked out behind the billowing clouds,
a stream of happy light danced on her shoulders,
Warmth and joy filled her heart
Yet in the distant horizon,
rolled the dice
“You have no school today,” said her mom with anxious eyes.
“A contagious virus is spreading around the world.”
“But it will be okay,” she made it clear.
But her eyes lied.
The young girl’s face falls into the bed,
She hides her tears and her dread
Worry grabbed her by her shaking shoulders
And stayed.. For awhile….
Sorrow filled her mind.
Joy went to bed.