These properties we briefly rent
across the acres nature lent
eventually get repossessed
by winding vines, an ocean's crest,
disaster, weather, war, decay:
the world one leases by the day.

Reclamation © Copyright 2021, Robert J. Tiess.

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Submitted: September 29, 2021