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An Ode… The Twelve Months of 2020

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The 12 Months of 2020

In the first month of the year, January gave to me:
High hopes for 2020!

In the second month of the year, February gave to me:
A couple COVID cases, but still high hopes for 2020!

In the third month of the year, March gave to me:
Three weeks of lockdown, more COVID cases,
but still some hope for 2020!

In the fourth month of the year, April gave me:
No more airlines, three more weeks of lockdown,
more COVID cases, not feeling great about 2020!

In the fifth month of the year, May gave to me:
MOOOOOOORE QUARANTIIIIIIIIINEEEEE!
No more airlines, three more weeks of lockdown, more
COVID cases, I freaking hate 2020!

In the sixth month of the year, June gave to me:
Riots and looting,
MOOOOOOORE QUARANTIIIIIIIIINEEEEE!
no more airlines, three more weeks of lockdown,
more COVID cases, what is up with 2020!

In the seventh month of the year, July gave to me:
A few sparkly fireworks, but still riots and looting,
MOOOOOOORE QUARANTIIIIIIIIINEEEEE!
No more airlines, three more weeks of lockdown,
more COVID cases, what is up with 2020!

In the eighth month of the year, August gave to me:
8… thousand wildfires, probably caused by fireworks,
more riots and looting, WERE STILL IN QUARANTIIIIIIIIINEEEEE!
No more airlines, three more weeks of lockdown,
more COVID cases, give us a break 2020!

In the ninth month of the year, September gave to me:
Confusing back to school rules, 8… thousand wildfires,
probably caused by fireworks, still rioting and looting,
ARE WE STILL IN QUARANTIIIIIIIIINEEEEE?!
No more airlines, three more weeks of lockdown,
more COVID cases, are we done yet with 2020?!

In the tenth month of the year, October gave to me:
Real life zombies, confusing back to school rules, 8… thousand wildfires,
probably caused by fireworks, still rioting and looting,
ARE WE STILL IN QUARANTIIIIIIIIINEEEEE?!
No more airlines, three more weeks of lockdown,
more COVID cases, we’re almost done with 2020!

In the eleventh month of the year, November gave to me:
Do we even want to go there? It’s an election year,
real life zombies, confusing back to school rules,
8… thousand wildfires, probably caused by fireworks,
still rioting and looting,
ARE WE STILL IN QUARANTIIIIIIIIINEEEEE?!
No more airlines, three more weeks of lockdown,
more COVID cases, one more month of 2020!

In the twelfth month of the year, December gave to me:
Probably a 12 foot blizzard, do we even want to go there? It’s an election year,
real life zombies, confusing back to school rules, 8… thousand wildfires,
probably caused by fireworks, still rioting and looting,
ARE WE STILL IN QUARANTIIIIIIIIINEEEEE?!
No more airlines, three more weeks of lockdown,
more COVID cases,

THANK GOD WE’RE DONE WITH 2020!

Disclaimer: This is 100% satire and for comedic purposes. We understand the hardships and challenges this year has brought to so many people–us included. Out of commiseration, we also hope this brings you a chuckle or a smirk and a belief of brighter days ahead. We’re all in this together.