"Dad Poem" by Joshua Bennett, contributed by Libby Tseng (2021)
12021-04-24T16:20:34-04:00Emily Mitchellff4ea107307f7ae7326072957b361b722e43ffd1731plain2021-04-24T16:20:34-04:00Emily Mitchellff4ea107307f7ae7326072957b361b722e43ffd1In "Dad Poem" by Joshua Bennett, an expectant father loses the opportunity to witness the first sonogram of his unborn son as a result of COVID-19 restrictions. The sense of isolation, despair, and loss that is encapsulated in the poem will resonate with any person who has been affected by the COVID-19 Pandemic. Despite these saddening undertones, the poem also offers a gentle reminder that even during these challenging times new life and new hope cannot be completely stifled.
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