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Without Water #NaPoWriMo

April 2, 2017 1 Comment

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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

#GloPoWriMo

#GloPoWriMo

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.

#NaPoWriMo2017

#NaPoWriMo2017

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