Alek Lenth

Texas Highways Xxvii

Imagine standing as a Texan stood
On the nearly dry bed of the Colorado.

Years of drought made the white bass
Stare up desperately from little pools,

Until some spring or fall
Brought flash flooding-
Lifting them-
Gifting the vision of a vulture
Over a dammed valley.

Now a boat sails,
A striper swims,
And a raptor flies:
And all Texas lakes
Are similarly cultured.

Topic(s) of this poem: lakes

Poem Submitted: Friday, October 23, 2020
Poem Edited: Sunday, October 25, 2020

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Comments about Texas Highways Xxvii by Alek Lenth

  • Khairul AhsanKhairul Ahsan (10/24/2020 12:23:00 AM)

    'Now a boat sails,
    A fish swims,
    And a raptor flies:
    And all Texas lakes
    Are similarly cultured.' - That's good to know!

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