Anguished Land


Anguished  Land

Shamans dressed in rabbit's fur and tanned buckskin call upon Mother Earth for healing; elderberry-stem flutes chant harmonious refrains. Robins, mockingbirds, and gray catbirds gather in birdsong, acid rain descends; the lone eagle cries in disbelief as Mother Earth thunders her answer.

Earthquake undulates

A slithering mating call

And swallows it's prey.

Selena Howard ©2011

A Haibun is short very descriptive prose with a Haiku attached  to bring it all together

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