Tag Archives: drought

dust

rain is a tease when dirt rises to spin in vision like small dervishes dancing prayers or hides between roots never enough water to fill wells to feed these sticks I planted & there I can see it the great … Continue reading

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more on the drought

  If the rain comes and does not dry in the thirsty air before it meets earth like fingers teasing a near caress I will meet it worshiping the bringer my skin drinking what touches me I dream of water … Continue reading

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drought

this creek cannot flow heat and sun drink it to a series of shallow ponds dammed by rocks & today this body is like that chain of dying & drying water ovaries frantically blooming eggs their children before they die … Continue reading

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