Corona d’état: The Pandemic Poems(2020) examines aspects of the strangest, nation-wide and worldwide phenomenon ever to have occurred. Covid-19, with all of its impacts: truths, lies, predicted, known/unknown, science, opinions, speculations–affected the entire human race, starting in winter, 2020.
Robert Milby, of Florida, NY, has been active in the Hudson Valley, NY poetry communities since early 1995. Corona d’etat: the Pandemic Poems (2020) is his third, full-length book. He is the author of several chapbooks, books, and CDs. He was Orange County, NY Poet Laureate: 2017-2019. Milby has hosted 30 poetry readings series since Sept. 1995. Currently, he hosts two series, with two others on hiatus.