Poetry On Odyssey: Good Vibes
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Poetry On Odyssey: Good Vibes

A look into a quarantined-summer day on an island.

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Poetry On Odyssey: Good Vibes
Aubrey Santiago

I just want to go outside

Take a special someone and go for a ride

Around the island we go — catching sunsets; sunrises

Trying not to think about the virus


But I'm inside...inside

Talking with friends and we sigh

Talking about our escape plan

And so...we ran


Driving around blasting music all over town

Heading to the beach, up into the mountain before sundown

Laughing and crying, wishing we didn't need a mask to cover us when we're smiling

But we do and we won't let that stop us from our good vibin'


We made it

Curled up, sitting in the trunk, watching the sun sink into the ocean

Now we talk again, in-person this time about what could've been

Without quarantine, without anything


Had a lot of things to catch up on

Guys, whys, and advice

This went on for hours


Went home and closed my eyes

Thought about all the things I would do when the sun rose up again

Countless things I, we, could do on an island

But the only question is when?


It's been too long since quarantine started

And I don't know when it'll end

Though, whether I'm alone inside or adventuring outside

With the people I love most, there will always be good vibes

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