Monday, March 16, 2009

islands lush

to islands lush, 
with quilted green
shading earth
sustaining life
offering refuge 
from oceans surrounding 
a proscribed existence, 

we swim to shore 
on tides and currents,
waiting for a 
healing rain. 

Photo(c)2005 by R.Burnett Baker
Photo taken by R. Baker near Ruifang Township, Taiwan
about one hour north east of Taipei, 2005.
Poem (c)2007 by R. Burnett Baker

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