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Monday, November 21, 2016


by Karen Neuberg

And I’m carrying my teaspoon
filled with water and I’ll pour it on
the raging fire and I’ll go back and get
more water and that’s what I’ll do
unless I find a bucket to fill and pour,
or a power hose to flush it all away
and I will never stop helping
the greening to return.

Karen Neuberg's most recent chapbook is Myself Taking Stage (Finishing Line Press). She has previously published at TheNewVerse.News.