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Water Scarcity

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There is water in river, lake and sea
But still there is scarcity of drinking water,
We cannot drink stagnant and salty water,
There is underground water in boring well
But motor is not running for lifting it,
There is hand-pump well but
Water is not properly lifted
Because, level of water has gone down,
Municipality supplies water twice
At mid-night and at early morning,
Each supply lasts up to one hour,
Many common people gather to collect water
With there varieties of buckets,
Few get and few go with empty utensils,
Tanker comes into street and slowly moves,
Few collect water and few miss,
Water, water they cry whole day,
Few fight in street and few cry,
Few hide faces in shyness and few die,
Water is sold in bottles and jars,
Who have money they buy these bottles and jars
And who do not have they dry faces,
Even having money few do not get water jars,
There is competition for drinking water.

Although monsoon has come with rain,
Water has brought flood in many places,
Muddy water is unsuitable for drinking,
Boring well water has
High total dissolved salts,
Drinking this water may be dangerous
As it may affect kidney, lever and
A person may get risk of high blood pressure,
But still many use it without separation of salts
And few use machines to separate salts and purify,
Sometimes it is noticed that
Many do not get water at all for daily livelihood
But supply water flows down from broken pipes
In street drains and water waste is noticed,
Sometimes supply water in old dirty pipes
It carries many diseases to contaminate
And Jaundice disease is one of them,
Drinking water should be pure with
Required minerals and vitamins within it,
We should be careful for water choice.

Although we are advanced still we suffer,
Day by day water scarcity is noticed,
This problem is a serious problem,
Preserving water for future is necessary,
We should not spend more water unnecessarily,
Every drop of water has great value in life,
A thirsty man feels its importance,
Water carries memories of every emotion,
Let us promise to save water
As this is the true nectar in God's garden,
God directs us to preserve every natural resource
And we take oath today to save water,
We hail to water and we hail to the creator of water,
Great is our God who warns us at right time!

© Kumarmani Mahakul,22 June 2019. All rights reserved.

Saturday, June 22, 2019
Water Poems: 71 / 500
Topic(s) of this poem: life,lifestyle,problem,social,water
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COMMENTS OF THE POEM
Susan Williams 01 July 2019

I totally believe that water scarcity is going to be global and dire - -it is a good idea to provoke thought about this in every nation now.....10+++++++++++++++++++++++ for loving God's creation enough to warn humanity

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Edward Kofi Louis 01 July 2019

Water seen everywhere! ! ! But we still lack water to satisfy the thirst. Thanks for sharing this poem with us.

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Jeanette Telusma 29 June 2019

This well written poem is a very true problem faced in many places around the world. It not only bring to light the problem but also the solution. A wonderful write Me. Kumar, thank you.

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Denis Mair 28 June 2019

This poem moves readers to empathy through images of scarcity, then rises to a spiritual level.

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Bharati Nayak 25 June 2019

Every drop of water has great value in life, A thirsty man feels its importance, Water carries memories of every emotion, Let us promise to save water As this is the true nectar in God's garden- - -A great write that highlights the value of water and creates awareness to save water as it is truely the nectar of life.

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Heather W.B. 06 June 2020

Water scarcity is a bigger problem these days. The society should learn the proper usage of water. Water should not be polluted and should not be wasted. Water resource is great resource available in nature and given by God. We should honour water and preserve. This poem is outstanding as per my feelings.

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Isabel Pimentel 16 April 2020

Water scarcity is a big scarcity we are facing these days and we should be cautious to preserve water. A powerful message you have transferred through this poem.

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Rebecca Navarre 20 August 2019

One of God's ever so precious of gifts! .. Every drop of water has great value in life! .. Very heart moving and powerful! .. Thank you ever so much for sharing! .. Ever so many 10S! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! .....................+++++

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Belamdujack Michael 19 August 2019

We should stop spending unnecessary water. This poem is incompletely necessary for awareness. God of course warns us to utilize water in right manner.

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Jackson Bridanluck 19 August 2019

Water scarcity is a bigger issue not only in your country but also allover the world. We face this as we belong to desert area and we feel importance of saving water. Your poem is right timely reminder and a splendid work.

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