Haiku: Booster

New strain of barbarian at my gate
Timely reinforcements through a slender needle
Defenders of my citadel thus boosted

About Bartholomew Barker

Bartholomew Barker is one of the organizers of Living Poetry, a collection of poets and poetry lovers in the Triangle region of North Carolina. Born and raised in Ohio, studied in Chicago, he worked in Connecticut for nearly twenty years before moving to Hillsborough where he makes money as a computer programmer to fund his poetry habit.
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19 Responses to Haiku: Booster

  1. JeanMarie says:

    This is great. I got my booster on Thursday!

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  2. ivor20 says:

    Timely at the moment Bart …

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  3. trE says:

    I’m thinking of making my appointment for my booster for next Saturday. *Crosses fingers*

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  4. Cassa Bassa says:

    It’s great that they are readily available and walk in access. Stay safe!

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  5. Love this booster haiku, Bart. I had my booster a couple of weeks ago, no symptoms for me either. I love the concept of seeing your body as a citadel.🙂

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  7. Bartholomew, We have had our boosters here. We continue to mask when we are in stores. It is a comfort knowing that we have done all that is in our power. Unbelievable that some nursing home healthcare workers refuse to get vaccinated! Thank you for posting this amusing haiku and for doing your part to fight coronavirus.

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