Life in Lockdown

Lost to Oneself

Gemma McHugh – QUB School of Law professional staff

You blink to find the staring eyes of someone lost staring back at you.

Change came and shook your foundations.

Apathy is now saturated in your every pore.

Grasping for anything which will ignite flames within.

Finding joy in the stories of others, for your tale would fail to excite.

What happened, what to do, what to think?

Yet happiness is not a stranger and hope of what tomorrow brings still prevails.

Waiting, hoping for something.

What, you do not know.

Perhaps the stain of a lost year has imprinted too deeply