Southern Utah Summer

 Malevolent day-star

                drools a stream of golden heat

                                   across the edge of the sky;


Pants its white-hot breath

                across the land and burns

                                   the sky to fiery blue.


Parched and arid,

               blood-red painted

                                 is the land.



            worn thin from hot breath

                                 on their necks,


And dust-devils play

            where antediluvian streams

                                 once ran.



© 8-87 rev 1-96 C.E. Carl

© 6-2010 C.E. (Carl) Elias




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