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Divides emerge
Amid push
To reopen nation.
US Infections:
1.3 million
US deaths
“I’m not a fool…
But we can’t quarantine
The healthy any more.”
Patrick reopened
His Georgia barbershop
In April.
Virus will infect
70% of population
Expert warns.
Reopening concerns Americans.
Trump, Congress split
On next relief bill.
Back to business
But with masks.
Fear of missing out?
“Holding our breath on football.”
USDA meat recalls fall
Fears of a second
COVID-19 wave.
Meat plants
Packed with risk.
Many students unsure
How to prepare
For this year’s AP tests.
More deaths,
Or more job loss?
NJ cemeteries
Cell phone data:
Americans stayed at home
But are moving again.
NFL season could be
“Feasible” by fall.
Brady makes Bucs
Prime-time TV.
Small business
In total limbo.
Scott scored a 12-pack
Of toilet paper at the store,
So he traded six of the rolls
For dishwasher soap.
Kids alike
Are unhappy campers.
Many drinking more
Amid pandemic.

– Wisconsin, June 19, 2020

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Frederick O. Lundeen

Frederick O. Lundeen is a writer from Wausau, Wisconsin, who is incarcerated at Redgranite Correctional Institution. Frederick is an aspiring poet and future sports journalist. Poetry, he writes, is a newfound passion that has changed his outlook on life.