The wild djinns of the desert are stirring, soon to unleash their power upon the mountain.
One senses, the denizens seeking shelter under rock and tree.
There is another watchfulness though, at this time of peak drought, senses reach out for the acrid taint of smoke.
Fire is the deadly companion of the great East wind in late September.
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Photo: Betis from Saladaviciosa. Courtesy of the author.