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Grim world

The world is grim
Especially when the sun
 goes dim
And the dark attacks with vim

The winds blowing are evil
They carry a strong odour
Of malevolence
As if it has swept up
Through sewage

The weather is cursed
Fixated on maximum damage
Melting icy water reservoirs
Cracking the land in its fury

The crops are plagued
Blighted by both nature
And pests
Stunted in mineral deprivations
Wilting in the eternal drought

The men are demented
Mind gone askance
They kill each other passionately
Whenever they tire hating each other

Grim times indeed.

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