This is what
I remember:

forty degrees 
and a Halloween 
glow at 6pm;   

we took our children 
up Mt Ainslie 
to see a city under siege 
- the sewer brown smoke
bloodying the sun.   

The lake dread gold, 
Tolkien's Smaug

summer ashes

Written for dVerse’s Monday Quadrille “Ash”

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