Once upon a time on

Once upon a time on a hot summer day, the boys were being boys and the girls they played.Outside throwing frisbees, throwing footballs and the sound of jumping rope.A little black girl had a dry throat.As thirsty as can be she rushed in scurry like a mouse.Her mother yelled from her bedroom "Don't be runnin' in and out my house!"She grabbed a cup from the kitchen to quench her thirst, as the water from the faucet poured she saw nothing worse.  She screams in confusion. She thought it was an illusion, she grabs her mothers attention.The mother runs into the kitchen to see not clear water but water that was dark brown, filled with lead living in the city of Flint.The mom was confused and the daughter  was scared. The water was there, but the cleanest form  was scarce.Within one hour the whole city's water system was tainted and ruined.Was it planned? Was it an accident? Was it pollution?This was now in the hands of our country not the citizens, but for a government solution.  

This poem is about: 
My country


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