Nasty, Purr, Kneel
The nasty heat purred
as it rolled in the blazing sun,
forcing the grasses to kneel.
How many of my short poems have been in response, it seems, to the drought here in California. This one is also in response to the three words that appear in the title . . . and heat? Yes, heat. This week some parts of inland California experienced temperatures in the 100s (106F /41C ).