Wow, this is so powerful. Early in our lockdown I touched – in prose not poetry – on the same theme, as the most exploited and underpaid employees in our (UK) society were abruptly rebadged as essential and key workers. I’m still hoping we may see some lasting change as a result but increasingly doubtful given our dismal leadership.

Ex war reporter turned aid worker then environmentalist. Wife, mum & stepmum. Joining dots with story-telling, poetry, memoir & fiction. @hogglespiking