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Different, but the same

Your water is clean,
and affordable.
It comes from plastic bottles
you only used once.

My water is
dirty, and full of soil,
from a faucet and well
my whole village shared.

But in the end,
water is still water.
Only it is your water,
and this is my water.

Different, but the same

Your water is clean,
and affordable.
It comes from plastic bottles
you only used once.

My water is
dirty, and full of soil,
from a faucet and well
my whole village shared.

But in the end,
water is still water.
Only it is your water,
and this is my water.

Nephtalie Marie Gonzales  13, Seattle

 
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