Tag Archives: Heron

(Recluse) South Mountain (Final)

Boundless and empty to townsfolk, South Mountain peaks. But here immortals dance among indomitable pines. Above the sun blue herons fly into paper folded clouds – azure heaven change – clouds the body, clouds the wings. Sonorous bird songs radiant … Continue reading

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Recluse (South Mountain) (Overflow)

Morning wanders by my hut water stirs. I glance outside. Blue herons fly to South Mountain, jade tiger rises from a stream. ~~~ Uninvited morning wanders through my empty door. I glance outside, water stirs. Jade tiger rises from a … Continue reading

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Heron (3 poems)

Against emerald leaves white and gray still by waters edge ~~~ White and gray silent by waters edge. Streak of black, flash of yellow. Splash of water, struggling fish. ~~~ Muted gray, stark white, darkest black, flashing yellow patiently studying … Continue reading

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Poems (Park Series)

Tree by the shore Arcing over the water, hanging branches blanket the water. Sunlight filters through the leaves, ivy coiled around the trunk. Blue Tit Blue and yellow, flaring and fading, between drooping branches and waters edge. Water Water stewn … Continue reading

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Catfish (Poem, Two Fragments)

Note: The first piece will appear both in poem and fragment format. They will both consist of the same content. Poem The winds gentle gusts cause leaves and petals to flutter down onto the water’s surface   fragmenting the creeks … Continue reading

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