veins of sunlight
ripple with the water -
feet kicking lazily I watch
sore and stinging,
filled with deadly toxins
produced by those that she nurtures,
of acid rain
streaking her lovely face,
she valiantly strives to keep on
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3, No. 1 Spring
& Summer 2004
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These poems are Copyright © 2004 by Andrea Da Costa.