Loving One Another

Feel the Hug?


Is there such a thing
As a socially-distanced
Heart-felt real hug?

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Can you feel the hug?
Can you feel the arms and kiss?
It’s the hugs I miss!

If you’re a grama
With your grandchildren with you
You count your blessings

If your sweet loved ones
Are far away in their homes
You long to touch them.

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You may video
Seeing them on computer
But you can’t hold them

You may see them change
From the baby you once held
To a one-toothed child

Thanks for the pictures
Thanks for the videos, too
But it’s not the same!

I long to hold them
I wanna play with their toys
Just touch their fingers

A long-distance hug
Yes, it’s nice to think about
And glad to receive

Liam (my great-nephew) with my sis, Sally

Grandsons cannot hug
Their gramas in nursing homes
Patients sit alone

Loved ones with virus
Dying in the hospitals
Can’t have family there

This is the cruelest
Part of Coronavirus
My heart is breaking

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They need the touches
They need our love and real hugs
Not through window touch

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But this is what is
This is reality now
We will keep distance

We will i s o l a t e
To keep the virus at bay
Stop it from spreading

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We will do our best
To stay connected right here
Feel my heart-felt hug!

Do you have one to send back?
I need it!
Have a blessed Sunday.
I have you in my prayers.
I’m sending angel hugs your way.

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See ya tomorrow.

Comments on: "Feel the Hug?" (12)

  1. Sunny De said:

    Sending you super tight loving bear hugs, momma!!! I love and miss you! We need to have a video chat!!!

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  2. sending you a hug right back! 🙂

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  3. It’s not the same, and it’s as heartfelt.
    Sending hugs and peace
    Love, light, and glitter

    Liked by 1 person

  4. Awe Jan! I loved those angel hugs! Sending you one right back! 😇🤗

    Liked by 1 person

  5. I don’t remember where I’ve seen it in the last few days, but someone has very wisely differentiated between socially- and physically-distant

    Like

    • Yes, there is a huge difference, isn’t there? Thank God we have all means of remaining socially connected, even though we are to remain physically separated.

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