Civilization

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I awaken to the insistent music of the morning. The cacophony of bird voices is disrupted by the squeaking of gears of the gravel truck climbing the mountain road past my house. Steam rises from the hot pool echoing the venting of Colima volcano, peeking over the shoulder of the mountain known as Señor Garcia. He has on his cloud sombrero today, which promises rain.

Crisp air of morning.
Mournful chorus of dog howls
echoes siren’s wail.

The NaPoWriMo prompt today is to write a haibun that takes in the natural landscape of the place you live. The WordPress Daily Prompt is disrupt.

6 thoughts on “Civilization

  1. rogershipp

    ” The cacophony of bird voices is disrupted by the squeaking of gears of the gravel truck climbing the mountain road past my house.” The bird’s noises nor the grinding wheels fit my definition of delightful music for my listening ears- especially in the early morning. Than add the soon-to-be-erupting volcano…. Not looking to be a good day? Enjoyed.

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