Melanie Fairhurst

Rookie (4 May 1988 / Cape Town, South Africa)

Fleeting Safety

wind tearing at the corners of the sounds.
the pop and crackle of a fire.
the earthy, homely and good smell of the land.
the orderly rows of trees.
followed by mile upon mile of scrub,
wild as can be.
near me thick, comfortable grass.
five or six buildings, white with iron roofs.
mountains and koppies surround me

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