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Below is the poem entitled 'Drought' which was written by poet Opeyemi Oluwafemi Adebayo. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.

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Hunger inflicts,
And thirst oppress.
The tongue succumbs-
To mouth’s barrenness.

I hear the drums of famish,
And feel the heat of the throat.
The muscles grow thin-
For famine predominates.

Hmm! the phallus releases it last drop,
As the anus hit it last shot.
Even the intestines are to-
Endure for a coon’s age.

Oh! Sere, how long will your reign be
For beauty is yielding to the ugly and-
Strength’s being devoured by weakness.
So I plead, Joseph, come to the rescue.

Release the abundance of your womb
For hands stretch towards you to get,
Teeth anticipate chewing
And stomachs would like to be filled.

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  1. Date: 2/11/2013 5:22:00 AM
    So devastating ! Wish it were not reality. In the new World Psalm 72 will come true! Till then God will give us strength.