Wilderness, engulfed beneath a fearsome sky
death tolls screaming Nature’s fury - into our reality
future’s painted bleak, with each tightening twist of 2020’s misery.
Orange horizons spotlighting our Moon scarlet
untimely Aurora, choking midnight scenes hauntingly still
draped in the horror hue of blazing wildlife.
Stay home, our mantra for surviving COVID-19
stay safe and don’t venture out - they stressed
what now for those displaced?
Will this plagued year: ever relent...
© L. B. Mek