A Natural Indifference: a #quadrille #haibun

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Parched ground. searing sun. The cacti’s collective yawn. What is a few more degrees to them? Their fibers hoard their water. Their needles guard their excess against the unwary consumer.

Why would they care about climate change?

temperature spike

the unpredictability

of coming storms

for dVerse Poets’ Quadrille #75: Spike up a Poem (pubtended by De Jackson)

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  1. โ€˜The cactiโ€™s collective yawnโ€™ says it all, Frank! They can withstand anything. I wouldnโ€™t be surprised if theyโ€™re the last plants on the planet.

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