The Tourists’ Lament

Posted: January 11, 2008 in Poetry, Shocking Poetry, Travel, Writing
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“What’s the weather like? What’s the weather like?”
That’s all they want to know.
“Will it be sunny? Will it be hot?
Please tell me before I go.”

They don’t care that if it always stays dry,
It’ll soon be a desert and the crops will all die.
Livelihoods lost; no food, water, or grain.
“What’s the weather like? What’s the weather like?
Please don’t tell me it’ll rain.”

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