Long, sustaining and profound, the life giving pluvia has passed deeply into the earth.
It is the absolution of drought and this morning the ecology relaxes in upon itself.
All around the air is redolent and rich like wine. The heady bouquet of water and dust wakes the senses of all the sentient beings here.
There is a coolness too upon the edge of the wind and a softening of all the razor edges of dessication.
Soon, so soon the seed will crack and the first shy faint green blush of the flowers will appear on the flanks of this mountain.
The Dehesa faces towards the season of grace as the great wheel turns once again.
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