This time last year we had no clue that the world would close down.
This time last year I finished teaching my Xtreme Hip Hop class packed with people.
This time last year I came home, went to bed, & expected to do what I had always done the next day.
This time last year I was still visiting my family.
This time last year, life was still the normal that I knew.
Who knew that this time last year would feel so distant from what we know now.
Who knew that this time last year would be such a blur.
Who knew that we would still be here, a year later, wondering when it will end.
Who knew? This time last year…
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6 thoughts on “This time last year… #SOL21 #Day 8”
This slice gave me chills. Your format fits the topic really well. I will look forward to read how things progress when you write this piece a year later. All the best.
I love what you did with the repetition–with one phrase repeating for the first half, then changing the refrain, and then ending with both together. Such a perfect structure for this piece!
These are all the things I’ve been thinking about lately. It’s still mind-boggling isn’t it? ;-o ~JudyK
I love the cadence of your piece and the memories we can all relate to. Like many, I have asso been thinking of the before, durring and perhaps one day, the after of Covid.
It is so hard to believe it has been a year. If you told me it would be this long, I would have told you that I couldn’t do it. The human spirit is very resilient, but we have certainly been tested this year. I hope when we look back next year, we will have more joyful memories.
Your use of repetition really worked here and did add to the ominous tone. I am glad I have my notebook from last year so I really can look back and know what we didn’t know. I look forward to reading today’s entry a year from now and sure hope to see a big change!