Would you care to self-isolate with me?
From others, practice social distancing,
but in same place together, we could be.
Don’t say, ‘don’t find at all interesting’.
I would like to be with you in lockdown.
‘Stay at home’ and ‘stay safe’, we could practice.
Maybe … my hope … could mean a new love found.
But I’m not pressing; we’ll see how it is.
If, however, you want to stay away,
we could again date on some future day,
when thought safe to be in each other’s way.
Until then, by screen, our words can display.
I would like us, though, to be a ‘household’.
You could think about that, now you’ve been told.