“Disappearing Wetlands Taint New Orleans’ Rebound From Katrina” (Janet Lynn Davis)

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months later
he still clutches
the bowling ball—
all he could salvage
after Katrina

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Headlines:

“Four Years After Hurricane Katrina” (Earth Day Network)

“Disappearing Wetlands Taint New Orleans’ Rebound From Katrina” (Bloomberg)

“Obama Says Mistakes After Katrina Won’t Be Repeated” (Bloomberg)

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Poem by Janet Lynn Davis (see poet biographies). First published in Wisteria (July 2006). Read more by this poet.

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  1. Paul Smith

    Janet, I keep returning to this amazing poem. It has a subtle power that has struck a chord deep within me.

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