severed limbs into the ground,
anchored in boluses of concrete.
into the breast of a hill.
cataracts of silt:
a kind of preventable blindness.
There are all sorts of responses to being held captive:
sense less ness.
The forehead of the fire
into drywall paper
the pale, chalky gut of gypsum.
I feel certain
that this fire
did not stop to check in at the courthouse,
or request a title report from a title company.
doesn't rate the generations of land owners
as a significant
Nor did Krakatoa
or the 2011 Tohoku earthquake and tsunami
the history of human habitation
or the history