The dust had settled

The dust had settled

20 October 2020

Courtesy desktop wallpapers

Landscapes gyrating

Moon a backdrop of ashes

the Earth spun onwards


The soot filled the sky

fragments disintegrating

the ground split in flakes


Dirt strewn everywhere

the flowers lost to the weed

battles in gardens


Tea estates littered

cinders from the teeming pit

Magmatic plates moved


Soil’s upheaval

The hills turned into mountains;

valleys disappeared


Churning sand of time

Gradual recovery

the dust had settled


Reading of the poem:

Written in the context of Ronovan writes weekly Haiku challenge using the words “Dust”, “Weed” and their synonyms. Rules and other contributions available here: https://ronovanwrites.com/2020/10/19/ronovan-writes-weekly-haiku-poetry-prompt-challenge-328-dust-weed/

Massive Attack – The Spoils ft. Hope Sandoval

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