Questions Asked by Earth and Me

The Trek to Bad Water, Badwater Basin, Death Valley National Park, California, United States of America II
How could such small things
Cause so much trauma
To something so big as me?

The Trek to Bad Water
Badwater Basin
Death Valley National Park
California, United States of America

Taken during travels, 2019

You may not notice at first the intermittent dotted line of people trekking across the salt flat (yes, salt, not snow) to the titular bad water of Death Valley’s Badwater Basin. Indeed, you may not be able to see them at all on a small phone screen. Nonetheless, there they are.

And yes, this is an allegory. Though I’m not sure which side is the allegorical one.

NaPoWriMo 2020
Day Four; Poem One
Seven poems total

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