In a burned-out forest
So I find it for her
Enveloped in hot mist rising
From boiling waters percolating
On fires deep underground
While dusk falls hard upon us
Midway Geyser Basin
Yellowstone National Park
Wyoming, United States of America
Taken while traveling, 1996
They forget that nature, from time to time, requires the regenerative cleanse of fire. In a hundred more years, perhaps, our great grandchildren will thank us for letting it burn. But I am thankful already.
I wrote this with two photo challenges in mind…
And also this week’s One Word Photo Challenge: Hot.