Green grass in a drought

Greenness that thickens

In an extreme drought grass is growing, as in Dorothea Mackellar’s poem “My Country”.
“Over the thirsty paddocks
Watch, after many days,
The filmy veil of greenness
That thickens as we gaze.”

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