ODE TO FRONT-LINERS (a poem by Olaewe David Opeyemi)

And you stood there in your gowns and your masks
fetching people from the flame as if
you do not live in houses of flesh, as if
you do not have people whose hearts skip
and leap with currents of worries for you.

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