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Wilting times

The ground is hard as stone
And the glaring of the sun
Falls with loathe from sky
Forming alliance with dry land

Crack! Ouch! It hurts much
When the ground cracks
Leaving my swollen roots
To be scorched to death

The leaves are grey misty
As the green splendor left
As fate knocked on my door
And no choice, ‘welcome!’

My once blooming flowers
De-attached themselves
When the ordeal strikes
Never join a sinking ship

My dry feeble stem
Holding its flail networks
Sways to and fro in wind
Making me scared to hell

Oh! My! Everything of mine
Is just but irreparable
Nothing suits me in world
Except…help!! ‘Droop!!!

© GIDRAF MWANGI
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