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Our Rocky Mountains Are Hiding Behind a Thick Blanket of Smoke

Their disappearance inspired this attempt at an uncommon poetic form

Sky thick with what looks like clouds but is actually a smoke plume from a forest fire. A small red shiny dot is visible in the center of the photo, which is the sun.
Photo by author, Susan Foster, taken of the sky near White Sulphur Springs, Montana, on July 25, 2021.

I’d never heard of the form of poetry called “Dizain” until Will Hull tagged me in a poetry challenge. He learned of it from this article by Adelia Ritchie.




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Susan Foster

Susan Foster

Susan enjoys life in Montana with her husband, a cranky old cat, and a pleasant, smart dog. Author of a lifestyle blog, she writes fiction and non-fiction.

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