whew!

drygumleaves

It’s our first really hot spell in the Adelaide Hills this summer. 39°C today and a possible 43°C (109°F!) on New Year’s Eve. These hot days always remind me of my poem January Drought which was published on the Australian Reader website a few years back…

I. A day

aged and crippled gums weep leaves
which whisper
as they fall to kiss the earth
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