the hills glow orange
kissed by flames of spring sunset
dry grass is singing
Kim M. Russell, 2017
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My response to Carpe Diem #1188 Burning the hills (yama yuki)
Today’s kigo is ‘burning the hills’ (yama yuki), which Chèvrefeuille
says is a common activity in spring, when the dry grasses of winter are burned to prepare the earth for a new season and make it fit for agriculture.