a piece of land

I.

Look across heartland’s dry

acres of

 

dirt.

 

 

II.

Precious prairie humus

treasured black

 

loam.

 

 

III.

Heavy downpour cuts land,

stealing rich

 

soil.

 

 

_________

 

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.

    Reply

  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!

    Reply

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