A Poem by Floundering About

A part of a "Life of Sentences" series.

Dams are nice.
A flood comes. over the dam.
The streets are sandbagged. but the water. rises.
The. People. Panic. And. Jump. On. Any. Boat.
Waves come over the boW.
where is the bilge pump they cry afraid of sinking too late

mouths move but

who can say?

© 2010 Floundering About

Author's Note

Floundering About
the last line, is it necessary? it seems it could end with "mouths move but"

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I definately don't think the last line is necessary. I like how the beginning seems like it's going to be some flowery poem about dams, and then it turns into...

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Added on June 20, 2010
Last Updated on June 21, 2010
Tags: dam, barrier, flood, punctuation, period, water, language