Poem on Nature – Haiku-Like
As I sat peacefully by the westward window of my sunroom at my retreat center, I noticed! I noticed the restless, natural movement of a tormented sky trying to calm itself. Here is my poem.
“The Sky, the Lake and the Mountains”
Sitting at our home, alone – Watching the clouds darken, more – Over the lake and the mountains
Sitting here – out there – Seeing the sky shift and dive – Late afternoon – dark
The Universe of – Air moving up, down and in – A feast for the eyes
So wide the expanse – Darker and darker out there – How puny we are
One side darker, there – The other trying to hold – Onto faded light
Wisps, floating far from – My seat, where I watch in awe – At Nature’s wonder
Darkness, treetops seen – Then the lake, a silver sheen – Mountains rise high
But mostly black sky – with shades of white still there – Moves fast, I sit!
Hope you enjoy this Haiku-Like poem. Go out into nature and write for yourself!
By Anthony R. Quintiliani, PhD., LADC
Author of Mindful Happiness