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Poet's Lament

Once my bed was nourished,
my banks held back torrents.

Plush vegetation, evidence of
rains intimate loving. How
proud was I! I plumed
my edges with wildflowers.

Now...now cracks reveal my emptiness.
My once productive soil contains no
life-staining substance. My sides
crumble from lack of liquid.

How i long to feel the fluids
running through my crevices.
Perhaps tomorrow will fulfill my wish.

Till then, this mere token is evidence
of my struggle to flow, to fill once again.


Shadow said...

beautifully said!

KB said...

Beautiful hun.

Jingle said...

elegant one.

Jingle said...


welcome to Rally week 30,
a most 3 poems are accepted within 7 days…
Happy Thursday!

Shashi said...

Beautiful to struggle for flowing out.. I liked the vivid imagery that you have created here...

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Om Namah Shivaya
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Tasha Sargent said...

Lovely poem

Jingle said...

awards for you…
love your sweet nature.

Jingle said...


welcome to our poetry potluck by linking in 1 to 3 poems.
Thanks for the support,
Happy Tuesday!

Jingle said...


please help pay a visit to riika and leo today to wish them well..
Thanks a ton.
u rock!
Happy Monday!
hope to See you at potluck today.


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