your land’s poisoned by a salt well

it’s in the potting shed

it’s a well of memory

are you with me yet?

it’s sucking out the water and the water is the life

the bitterness is doing a good job

  though it hasn’t killed you yet.

© Alex Ankarr 2015

Image Grant Allen, public domain.

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