THE FOREST FIRE

the forest fire
(I saw the remains of a forest fire.
One defiant
rough hewn
cocoon painted
tree
stoically
held her ground
unwilling to yield
smack dab in the middle
of the coal charred field)
African American Environmental Art Activist
Yolantha “the poet” Harrison-Pace

excerpt from
FLYING FLOWERS:  Where Have All The Women Gone


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