reflections

Hike 2008 021

When looking down is looking up,
And you tumble either way,
The birds along the edge erupt,
And the sky starts to say,
“Be at peace, be at peace:
Embrace this sweet release,
From your routine day-to-day,
And drink long from my cooling cup,”
While birds swim through the gray,
When looking down is looking up.

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11 thoughts on “reflections

  1. Beautiful! I like the second line, ‘And you tumble either way’ – it captures that dizziness of seeing a perfect reflection.

    I can’t wait to make it to Yosemite someday!

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