#NaPoWriMo #3 – Ephemeral

#3

Ephemeral

A spring storm sweeps the sky
Pressing prairie grass ground-ward
Cattle cower in lee-side pasture corners
Under cottonwood canopies
Gullies grow washing slumped soil
Into ephemeral streams striping
These plaintive plains

 

StormPlain Flemming Christiansen

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