Lake Mead – A Poem

Lake Mead – Image by Andrew on flickr.com

To all the engineered water ponds – Lake Mead-like flows,

Those water-filled wonders near lakes, ponds and groves.

Directed rivers, collected rain water, monsoon Yoda weva,

Surprising Gaia with new infant bodies of water to admire,

As she stitches blankets to dress their waves in embroider.

Cisterns sourced from wells channeled to hillside podiums,

Irrigated watery wealth more precious than fine rhodium.

To homespun bins stashing rain from galvanize roof drains,

Ensuring that as drops of rain fall; they do so to life’s gain,

Containing water so that no drop of moisture lands in vain.

Published by Suzette Benjamin

Positive thinker, inspirational, writer, faith

22 thoughts on “Lake Mead – A Poem

  1. Love the way your poems are like engineered water ponds themselves beautiful Suzette. Structured, organized, life giving, a resource from some rainy days. πŸ™πŸŒ€πŸ‘ŒπŸ”†

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    1. Thank you dear Lia. Your penned poetic reservoir is nourishment for expansive tributaries of inspirational currents. Thank you as well!! Happy Tuesday. Blessings. β€βœπŸ§¨πŸ‘πŸ’žπŸ§¨πŸŒ½

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  2. I appreciate how you traced and outlined, with your precise words and picturesque portrayal of the various degrees and flow of water and the varied qualities and quality of water.

    Exquisite

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