early evening, wide river 13813

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early evening, wide river

dragonflies, dangle legs

stone loach splash

rocks and bubbling deep

turn smooth stone

warm resonant air

 

wagtail cross from bank to bank and back

in tall trees long-tailed tits titter

attentive to possibilities of passing otter

and dart of flashing electric blue

to perch alert

to fish

 

a haze of gnats drift

the dragon-flies

leaves twitch and shimmer

growing fast

while they can, where they can

before the muddy flood of winter

 

my perception of time changes

absorbed within and without

rested

refreshed

connected

empowered through you

early evening, river taw (p ward 2013) early evening, river taw (p ward 2013)

P Ward 2013

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One Comment on “early evening, wide river 13813”

  1. My thoughts meandering alongside this poem. Captures nature and our connection beautifully. Thanks for sharing.


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