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

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Cool; green; heat; dry; brown; dust . . .
The wind blows
enticing moisture from the dirt.

Forming quiet earth quakes
that sneak along rupturing the soil.

A small weed muscles the crack larger;
hiding in its shade,
making earth powder as it drinks the last dew.

It peeks up to bathe in the heat brought here on foul breath.
Inhaling into dry nostrils,
it leaves the earth gasping,

weary of filtering the particles that were once our home.

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  1. Date: 6/13/2009 10:20:00 AM
    Judith - Congratulations on having your poetry featured this week – God Bless, MJ

  1. Date: 6/9/2009 4:36:00 PM
    Congrats Judith on your most excellent featured write. I miss your amazing poetry. Warm wishes your way. Love, Shar

  1. Date: 6/9/2009 9:14:00 AM
    Congrats on your awesome piece being featured this week. Keep your pen sailing in the ocean of ideals and ideas. You are a such a awesome poet

  1. Date: 6/8/2009 3:04:00 PM
    Nice use of personification and imagery. Congratulations on having your poem featured. I wish you continued success with your writing. Karen

  1. Date: 6/8/2009 1:38:00 PM
    Congratulations Judith on your poem "Drought" being featured this week on Poetry Soup. Vince

  1. Date: 6/8/2009 8:17:00 AM
    Congratulations on your well deserved poem being featured this week Judith. Love, Carol