Peter Shelton

Hi Coos (after Robear)

Posted in Uncategorized by pshelton on July 12, 2019

SPARKS LAKE (7/12/19)

I

Behind me

sheets flapping on a clothesline

Great blue heron.

II

Butterflies over the water

hundreds, thousands

like high-beam snowflakes.

III

Stand on liquid

green glass

trout see no reason to flee.

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  1. Gerald Oyama said, on July 13, 2019 at 1:41 pm

    Peter by the lake Pens haiku on butterflies. Writing moves the earth.

    Green woods, cobalt sky, White clouds, primary colors. Few pastels to paint.

    Monsoons, heavy rain, Clover & moss come alive. Read a book; stay dry.

    Peaches & cherries, Early season Hotchkiss fruit. Corn, chilis to come.

    Walk, hike, trek, ramble, With friends into Swamp Canyon. Elderhaus on foot.

    >

    • pshelton said, on July 14, 2019 at 9:01 pm

      Oyama-san, you move so effortlessly between arts, between worlds. Stud.


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