Frost Dodger


as summer wanes
each flower more precious
for the precariousness

Cascade Of Hearts


the one hundred year old
stone frog
worships at this alter

Essential Elements

steel heron
waits by stone bowl
filled with rain

Statuesque

in stone
and petaled forms
a nobility of beauty

In This Liminal Time

each morning
with the flowers
sweet dreams linger

One of Many


the shadow reveals
another definition
of self

The Stone Mushrooms


aspire
to be added to
stone soup

Illumination


lantern by
the flowering tree
beauty is the light

Snowed Inn

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no reservations needed
come on in and roost
beneath the snowy roof

Invitation

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the open gate
invites me
into the new day

Buddha’s Back

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in the present
facing the future
honoring the past

Rock of Ages

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the ancient rock
with its sleepy eye
watches all of time
travel by

Tour De Force

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every molecule conspired
rendering the common rock
into a masterpiece