Relief/flame #writephoto

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Photo by Sue Vincent

The sky is aflame.  Under the relentless heat,

the cracked ground cries out for relief.

Then, You in Your infinite mercy, command

the clouds to empty themselves upon the earth.

Praises pour forth from our lips when the first drops of rain fall.

 

This was written for the #writephoto Prompt – Aflame at Sue Vincent’s Daily Echo.