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Call It What It Is

Heatwaves radiating across the country,

common occurrences every summer

now occurring every season.


Summer stretches long into Fall,

makes a cameo during Winter

And begins earlier every Spring.


It’s a heatwave, they say.

No, it’s global warming.

No, it’s now called climate change, haven’t you heard?

No, that’s all fake news.

It’s only a heatwave, you see.


Varying heatwaves from place to place,

it’s unheard of in cities without air conditioning.

And now 130 recorded in the middle of Death Valley,

it’s a long streak of near-death experiences for everybody.


Sure, tell them it’s just another heatwave while our friends melt in the sweltering sun. 

Tell them it’s only a heatwave when the final glaciers breakaway.

Tell them it’s only a heatwave, I’m sure they will soon believe.

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Fri 21st Aug 2020 23:24

Thank you for reading and your feedback. ??

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Nisha Nair

Fri 21st Aug 2020 16:59

I really liked your line "makes a cameo during Winter". Winter is never really Winter anymore .We are already seeing effects of global warming/climate change/fake news and still refusing to change.

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