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i saw this new moon

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i saw this new moon

i saw this new moon
just yesterday
beside this flooded hut
the niger has eaten
the homeland
'tis like a casualty
one of the good casualties
the casualties
the big bro saw
during our war
that war that led
to the skeleton-men 
beside this now flooded hut
ah, we lost the hut
to the new fat river
i saw this lean  moon

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  1. Date: 11/9/2012 8:15:00 AM
    I am not a pro on any form of poetry but...I know when I read a poem if I have enjoyed it. Now I have read yours and I have indeed enjoyed it Canny. I wish you a wonderful weekend and hope you find much inspiration to continue with your writing endeavors. Love, Carol