Tag Archives: Drought

What do you see # 16 February 10, 2020 – Rain at Last.

After months of drought, several months, in fact, since last September, raging bushfires have cost the lives of 33 people and over 3000 homes lost, but finally, it has rained. Now in some places, we have the problem of flooding, … Continue reading

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Thursday photo prompt – Signs – #writephoto

The signs were all there but ignored by most except for Gus who sat in the front bar of the Stags Skull, his crazed eyes focused on something far away. Every so often he’d make a proclamation. “We’ll all be … Continue reading

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Haibun Monday: 50 Shades of Rain

Its 3am. Outside I hear an unfamiliar sound. At last after months of winter drought there is rain. It showers down upon the darkened roof, its music fills me with joy, the constant rate of downfall enough to suggest we … Continue reading

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Photo Prompt #46 – Cumulus Fields – Hope

Image: Kylli Sparre Another day, blazing sun The dry continues, Hope is fading. Financial ruin stares us in the face. Already neighbours have sold up, Depression and despair Dreaded words on so many lips As we watch others go under. … Continue reading

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MeetingTheBar: Character Matters – The Farmer

Grizzled, a face etched with creases So alike this drought ravaged landscape. He speaks few words Standing at the gate His sheep milling around. He’s a picture of concentration Particular beasts to select. He shouts orders Barker responds, dashers here … Continue reading

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Prompt 33 – Man V Nature – My World

Before I begin my tale I will point out that the photo above is what I see out my back door each day. My ocean view I refer to it as. Climate in Australia is often extreme. We have seasons … Continue reading

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