When the river runs dry

When the river runs dry


It feels strange to stand in the middle of a river, having become accustomed to seeing it full. The big rains did not come. It has been a while since they did.

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The stones of the river bed become islands, with Autumn providing some semblance of foliage.

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That which lives off the river adapts. Plants spread down to the river bed while birds forage within the remaining pools of water.

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The water hid things from view that are now exposed.

The rain will come though; it is only a question of when.

 

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