Saturday Slices 14.10.17

Filling up ponds and lakes to build
Flats, shops and hotels here and there
Drying up the land that was green
Do they care what they are doing?
Putting the world on greed’s burning stake?
When fire will spill around them high
Will they get the water to douse?

Sharmishtha Basu
27.3.13

The Kwansaba is a non-rhyming form that consists of seven lines of seven words per line and each word cannot include more than seven letters unless it’s a proper noun. It’s based on Kwanzaa, the African American holiday that celebrates seven principles

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