a piece of land


Look across heartland’s dry

acres of






Precious prairie humus

treasured black






Heavy downpour cuts land,

stealing rich







Link to d’Verse with Kelvin’s original “Tilus” form of 3 lines: 6, 3, 1 syllable each.

“Tilus” (tee-loo-hz) means  “piece of land” (Finnish) so that’s where I went, naturally.

17 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. ManicDdaily
    May 20, 2014 @ 01:42:26

    You use this form so well. So sad! Thanks. k.


  2. CC Champagne
    May 18, 2014 @ 13:02:50

    This really gives a sense of a destitute landscape craving rain, but when it comes there’s always too much of it… Lovely!


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