Reeds Resting on Water

Reeds Resting on Water

Softness

Comes in words

Like reeds resting on water

Gently flowing beneath sustaining

Shadows beneath the surface make words

In strokes so wide and yet perfectly formed

Unplanned warmth from the sun enlightens

My mind and cool water sooths my soul

As life passes in vivid motion

I lay here in my thoughts

Wondering why I ever

Tried so hard

Just to

Be

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2 thoughts on “Reeds Resting on Water

  1. Many ways to look at reeds in nature! Maybe you are like a reed so thin though. The shadows do look like written words. The photograph is beautiful. Reminds me of the tide waters on the Siletz River, Oregon.

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