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Drought or Flood
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By Quentin Clingerman
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Drought or Flood

 

 

Nature has been most unkind
Leaving us without water
Conservation measures such a grind

Now the clouds have let go
More water than places to run
Flood now is the dreary show

How like the writing of poems
Sometimes drought and sometimes flood
Dealing with these created tomes

Putting our minds to the work at hand
Reading and writing, stirring creativity
These poems we surely finally gratefully land

Drought or flood in nature we must endure
Drought or flood in creativity we can overcome
Those poems must come, that is for sure

If this appears like a poetry drought you are right
Those real poems will come
Just sit tight


Drought or Flood (c)2003 Quentin Clingerman


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Submitted: Saturday, January 4, 2003

Last Updated: Friday, April 4, 2008

About the Poet
I am a retired educator. Now 85 years of age. I live in Maryland. I am the father of three ladies and thirteen grandchildren. Four grandchildren now married. I have two great grandsons, Koi Jon and Quinn Manu and a great granddaughter,Sephira Jade. Poems are an expression of how I think and feel. Variety in either case! I am the founder of WordChimes.com WC originated in February, 2000.


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