To all the Herefordians who stopped or
smiled, asked, listened, talked about,
remembered or made a wish for water.
Let them be left, | O let them be left, wildness
and wet; | Long live the weeds and the wilderness
Gerard Manley Hopkins Inversnaid 1918
Her songs begin in the tiniest raindrops,
transform to flowing rivers, travel by majestic
oceans and thundering clouds, and back to
earth, to begin again. When water is threatened,
all living things are threatened.
Hopi Indian Indigenous Declaration on Water 2001
a very small amount compared with what is
needed or expected :