Keeping current in wellness, in and out of the water

You can scroll the shelf using and keys

Without Water #NaPoWriMo

April 2, 2017 , , ,





We fished and swam in the rivers, let our storms run down the street
It did not occur to us that one day our water supply would retreat
The plants and landscape told us our methods were made to defeat
The natural song of the rain and the snow, converting to concrete
When our hillsides and forests burned down and washed out to sea
It left us with few choices, no resources, just a distant memory
Of springs and brooks and underground streams that filled our land
We can no longer feed our people, our lives slip by like sand
In the hourglass of history no single ruler takes the burden of blame
For the killing of the living waters. All we can say is it is a shame



All month in April you can enjoy reading poetry submitted from around the world at #NaPoWriMo.  Discover new poets or write some yourself.  It is all in good fun.  You may find a poem in you that needs to be written.



What do you think?

Please keep your comments polite and on-topic.

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.


Your poetry and prose is very thoughtful and evocative!!


Stevie Wilson (@LAStory)

April 5, 2017

%d bloggers like this: