Watering Hole by Lynn White ‏

 

l need a watering hole
‏bug or beast,
‏fish or fowl,
‏mammal or mayfly,
‏we all need it
‏sometimes.
‏Sometimes
‏our eyes can catch sight of it
‏in the deserty distance
‏and sometimes
‏it’s close,
‏so close
‏but we’re on the wrong side
‏of the water splattered glass
‏looking out
‏useless
‏so useless
‏we can only see it
‏only cry,
‏cry for help.
‏Will anyone help?
‏Yes or no?
‏We can only hope,
‏hope that the ayes will have it,
‏otherwise the eyes are all there are

© 2020 Lynn White

 

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Bio:

Lynn White lives in north Wales. Her work is influenced by issues of social justice and events, places and people she has known or imagined. She is especially interested in exploring the boundaries of dream, fantasy and reality. She was shortlisted in the Theatre Cloud ‘War Poetry for Today’ competition and has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize and a Rhysling Award. Her poetry has appeared in many publications including: Apogee, Firewords, Capsule Stories, Light Journal and So It Goes.

Find Lynn at: https://lynnwhitepoetry.blogspot.com and on Facebook

 

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