Do silver threads of hydrogen and oxygen
support the crystal pendant
as it drips in to the mirrored lake
and reflects the sapphire sky.
Do golden threads of sunlight vaporise the clouds
to gently cradle pearl drops
while they drift across the jet black void
by opal moonbeam’s rays.
Do fractured shards of amethyst and rose quartz
cause falls of diamond droplets
to embroider rhinestone patterns
upon the emerald earth.
Do rippling streams of water glistening pure and clear
link chains of natural life for us
encircling flora, fauna, wealth,
by silver threads unseen.
Elaine P Morris (c)