Sights, smells and sounds of fire

The air is thick
with smoke
vision a grey white haze
the fires smell
invades the house
and nostrils
sounds of helicopters
startle the birds
bucket swinging
it flies overhead
water it cries
a blessed relief

helicopter_bucket_fires_named_home_jackadgery_nov 2019

Weekly word prompt: Giving thanks

 

30 thoughts on “Sights, smells and sounds of fire

      1. Less than average rainfall for two years. This will be the first time there hasn’t been rain in November. The last lowest November rainfall was 15mls in 1914 or thereabouts. Still have two and a half days to go though

        Liked by 1 person

  1. I’m so sorry that the fire is still ongoing, what a nightmare. I think we have your share of the rainfall right here in Yorkshire. This autumn had seen only a handful of dry days, with homes and villages flooded.

    Liked by 1 person

Please leave a reply. I love to read your comments

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.