Water Pond of Oak Leaves

Do not drown

On The Trail With Basho … Encore #15
flower-like snowflakes.

polished again
the mirror is as clear as
flower-like snowflakes  © Basho (Tr. Jane Reichhold)


small pond of water
for shallow or deep looking
oak leaves do not drown

Water Pond of Oak Leaves

This entry was published on 2015-11-06 at 19:36. It’s filed under blue, Carpe Diem, HAIKU, nature, Poetry and tagged , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Follow any comments here with the RSS feed for this post.

12 thoughts on “Do not drown

  1. Love these oak leaves…

  2. Ah ! So serene !

  3. I too love the image of oak leaves. Well-penned. 🙂

  4. I have never thought of the oak leaf never drowns …. it’s that small little wonder a treat of Mother Earth.

  5. Very quiet poem!

  6. Bravo Birgitta …. a lovely piece of serenity.

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