Drought #midnighthaiku

A long hot summer
Drink the lifeblood of the land
Draining it dry

Wide shores to greensward
Transforming desecration
Lake to rivulet

Greed ignoring need
Blind to Nature’s warning laughs
Empties the chalice

Exposing the depths
Drowned villages re-emerge
Giving up the ghost

About Sue Vincent

Sue Vincent is a Yorkshire-born writer and one of the Directors of The Silent Eye, a modern Mystery School. She writes alone and with Stuart France, exploring ancient myths, the mysterious landscape of Albion and the inner journey of the soul. Find out more at France and Vincent. She is owned by a small dog who also blogs. Follow her at scvincent.com and on Twitter @SCVincent. Find her books on Goodreads and follow her on Amazon worldwide to find out about new releases and offers. Email: findme@scvincent.com.
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27 Responses to Drought #midnighthaiku

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  2. Oh these are gorgeous, Sue!


  3. This is the first year in ten that our rivers have not been reduced to mud. We are lucky they haven’t overflowed the banks. We have not be flooded … but if the rain doesn’t stop, it’s not far off. How strange because summer is typically dry and I don’t think we’ve had two days in a row that weren’t rainy.


  4. We only had a few days of rain all year long. There was a talk about mandatory water rationing.
    Your set of haiku tells a good story, Sue!


  5. Jennie says:

    Gorgeous! So sad that the water is so low. We have had rain and more rain.


  6. Eliza Waters says:

    Hope you get the rain you need, and soon.


  7. Widdershins says:

    If people realised just how close to the bottom of the Chalice we really are … Herself is giving out some harsh lessons.


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