Radhika's Diaries

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A wee little virus sat on The Great Wall,
the wee little virus had a great fall.
And all the clever scientists from Wuhan to Beijing
could not catch the deadly virus at all.

The virus picked itself up and dusted itself down,
looked in the mirror and adjusted it’s crown.
Flexing it’s muscles and sharpening it’s spikes,
the virus prepared to fly across town.

Wherever it went, it spread alarm and fear,
information on it was conflicting and unclear.
Some people suggested eating garlic with honey,
while others went about gargling with beer.

The virus is like a guest who hates to leave
it’s got some nasty tricks up its spiked sleeve.
It can spread it’s reign far and wide
because some people act ignorant and naΓ―ve.

While doctors and scientists rose to the occasion
Governments are clueless how to handle the situation.
Officials and politicians are scattering words and figures.
How much is fact? How much is fiction?

“Light a lamp,” said Modi, “everyone beat a drum.”
“Covfefe! We don’t need no mask!” declared Trump.
Putin, all rippling muscles and 8-pack abs,
held a victory parade to prove the virus is dumb.

Whatever these high and mighty people may claim
the virus is getting quite bloated with fame.
It’s reigning supreme all around the world
except in the place from where it first came!

Cheers!

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You can check out the previous two entries here:
I blog, therefore I am.
Draft to book – a story in rhyme.

32 thoughts on “A nursery rhyme that’s going viral

  1. HappySoul says:

    Nice composition

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  2. kittysverses says:

    Haha, nice one. πŸ™‚

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    1. swapnaspeaks says:

      This is awesome. Keep up the good work!!

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  3. hemasha says:

    lovely!! ❀️ Loved it so much.

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  4. Ngk Sharma says:

    This rhyme is for the grownups. Very apt and true.

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  5. So apt poem in current times.

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  6. Jyoti Jha says:

    Very beautifully and interestingly penned πŸ˜„
    I just wish it was a fiction and not a hard-hitting reality 😫

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  7. Ruchi says:

    Of course discussion of covid can’t be complete without trump and modi

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    1. Absolutely! Actually let’s blame the whole thing on them, shall we!!!🀣🀣

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  8. That was such an interesting poetry. Totally loved reading it.

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    1. AnecdoteMomlife says:

      Loved reading the poem. With every line the truth is reflected. πŸ™‚

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  9. Oh wow, this is just great. This is so good that I hope the Lilliputian virus doesn’t draw more encouragement from this. Very well written, my dear πŸ™‚

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  10. freemindtree says:

    To the point and quite relevant as we in the capacity of India is failing before this virus.

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  11. Brilliant, Radhika! This is so creative and rings so true. #MyFriendAlexa #TinaReads

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    1. Thank you Tina! I’m thrilled that you found it good enough to share as well!! πŸ€—πŸ€—

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  12. soniadogra says:

    Superb Radhika! Loved it.

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  13. Archana says:

    You nailed it Radhika, I wish this poem could get the spot to the academuc curriculum of future kids, to know the havoc created by a tiny virus in history.

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    1. Hahaha! That’s a thought Archana. Imagine teaching it in schools!! πŸ˜„πŸ˜„
      Thank you so much!!

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  14. Well, yes everyone took COVID-19 in a light manner. Until it wreaked havoc, they now realize how deadly this can be and hence are struggling with it.

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  15. PRB says:

    This is funny yet scary 😦 Still struggling as Covid has reached my family as well.

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  16. Don says:

    Among all the serious posts, this was definitely a welcome change! We can’t do anything about it, let’s at least get a pretty good laugh from it!

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  17. Modern Gypsy says:

    Ha! That’s a refreshingly good take on the virus that’s currently ruling the world!

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  18. Trablogger says:

    It is an interesting take on Mr or maybe Miss Rona!

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  19. Nils says:

    This is funny and cute. I like the rhyming.

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  20. Haha! Nicely written, Radhika. Loved your choice of words, especially the “Cofveve” part πŸ˜€

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    1. πŸ˜†πŸ˜†
      Thank you Nitisha.

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  21. This is awesome! Out of all that we read about the virus, this nursery rhyme is the most interesting…

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    1. Hehe! Thank you! πŸ˜„

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