From tiny beginnings to oceans I discovered the world in words

For National week



soft underfoot path

makes for silent walking

my shin-rin-yoku


stillness in pine scented air

tree top temple roof and sky

pine cone mala beads


birds flutter singing

an ever-moving sangha

spirit of the wood


all faiths and beliefs

can get something from this place

peace, love, compassion


Elaine Patricia Morris (c)


Comments on: "For National week" (3)

  1. I don’t know if these are separate verses but they are so beautiful together as one poem. And equally so as stand alone. 🙂

  2. I did not know there was a National Tree Week.
    But then I think for every day on the calendar one can find several National something or other day 😉

    I really liked this part: “pine cone mala beads”

    So much to learn from nature. 🙂

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