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Rated: E · Poetry · Writing · #2119299
In this age of dwindling resources
In this age of dwindling resources
we can waste nothing.

Even words
removed in the process of editing
must be recycled,
moved from
paragraph to stanza
or from sentence to simile.

"Waste not, want not!"
Is the cry
of the environmentally aware author.

Line Count: 11
Form: Free Verse
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