There are many
out in the trenches
in the modern day

The Frontline States
(for the most part)
stood up against

Now the bells ring out
(there Notre Dame way)
for the French medical heroes
and indeed for heroes all over

Now a medical graduate here
is living her dream
on the Frontline
(she could not graduate
as her fees were not paid up)

On the Frontline
fighting the invisible
(and the visible too)
many against the odds

are the odds against us

or are we against the odds

Day 20 of South Africa’s Lockdown, out on the evening’s etv news.