Drought

Our water is manmade
They dig mile-wide
ditches with shovels,
fill it with rain.

Land-locked town
sinks in torrential
downpour. Porous
soil, water flow in

and out, floods
surrounding rivers
that quench thirsty
cities nearby.

—Nortina


frapalymoWritten for #frapalymo (the German version of NaPoWriMo). Catching up on yesterday’s prompt, which was: “a river poem.”

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