Forest Fire (tanka)

Forest Fire

smoke obscures the dawn

there is no…no early light

oh say, can you see

the root cause, the root causes

and does it, does it give pause.

Another one for Brendan’s ekphrastic challenge over at Earthweal. Taking part in open link weekend over at earthwealhttps://earthweal.com/, since I’m late for the original prompt,

4 thoughts on “Forest Fire (tanka)

  1. Suzanne

    Bush fires in Australia are dramatic. High north winds (here they come off the desert and are hot and dry) are often when blazes start. We had a big one on The Great Ocean Road yesterday because of weather conditions but fortunately the weather is much cooler today and we had rain last night so it’s under control. It’s very late in our summer to be getting fires though.

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