Grainne's Lockdown Journey
My Lockdown Journey
There was a young dancer in lockdown
Whose feet just wouldn’t keep still
So she downloaded Zoom with a curse and a frown
‘I have to teach Medau, so I will!’
On Tuesday morns her class all do flock
With alternative props close at hand
They tap wooden spoons and squeeze rolled up socks
And swing magazines, tied up with a band.
Her lounge is bijou and not very high:
When she walks forward her head disappears
She stretches up tall to reach to the sky
Hits the lampshade – it’s all really weird.
Others join in from far and away.
It’s a treat so see family and friends
As we move together with a swing and a sway
And enjoy a good chat at the end.
[Editors’ Note: As well as getting to grips with Zoom during lockdown Grainne supported the NHS. Not only did she sew 20 scrub bags but was also involved in a recording by the Pandemonium Drummers of “And I will virtually kiss” which they had originally played at the opening ceremony of the London Olympics. This can be viewed online at: Pandemonium Drummers: Grooving on during Lockdown]