Tag Archives: creek

the creek bank

The men pull steelhead from this water, long as my arm and I wonder where they find them in all this shallowness. I fished, once, licensed and ankle deep in morning on the edge of Rainbow Lake, hooking one small … Continue reading

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I am on no island

not sitting but curved against stone smoothed to skin smoothness by stroking water my hands mirror that caress marvel at that sleek shape patience has carved over eons

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leaning evergreen (haiku chain)

roots could be fingers grasping the eroding bank– me, I think she bows and pauses to smile in the slow mirrored water, her branches preening

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Creek walk haiku: 2 haiku

dragonfly stalks, skims & hovers over water– delicate hunter *** if light shaped music the sun would chime reflections dancing on water

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