- Dried upby Sanku
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Dried up by Sanku
Tanka Poetry Contest contest entry
Artwork by Linda Wetzel at

dried faces waited
as earth begged for nimbus clouds
ears deaf listening
for those tiny drops in vain
dreams of a downpour are lost.


Author Notes
Thank you very much Linda Wetzel for the art piece.
Our city Chennai in South India is going through terrible water scarcity.People have to manage with three or four pots of water supplied by tanker lorries.


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