Dust Devil 

Life in the Desert


Cracked Earth beneath my feet

Tiny crevices crack the ground

Just like glass shards—

But regardless

Life thrives

The wind is harsh from above

Dry and brittle to the touch

Sand bombards my eyes—

But regardless

Life thrives

Heat waves ironically imitates water

Flowing around me in ripples

Drowning the world in fire—

But regardless

Life thrives

No matter how harsh—

How deadly—

The desert is—

Life thrives


— J.M.



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