Today’s Walk

snowyWindChime

Wind-chimes hallow my walk
between pristine blue and white
on single shovel-width path
past small and larger homes
down to my all-season magnet,
Greenbelt Lake.

Among the still trees
unidentified flying subjects
emit intermittent tweets.
Some I attempt to interpret:
“See, see, see, see; hear, here,”
perky mantras.

Suddenly I’m startled
by a man on my left saying
“Told to do this we’d prob’ly balk.”
“True” I reply “but we choose….”
Musing: told not to do this walk
I would prob’ly balk.

What could keep me inside,
avoiding this snow-packed trail?
How could I ignore these grand white
gulls, black wing tips spread wide?
Could I compose a soul poem
on a day without a walk?

One thought on “Today’s Walk

  1. Clarice Ribbens

    TRuly Winter wonderland. God’s beautiful creation in every season!
    Wash me, and I shall be Whiter than Snow! At my age, I shall have to enjoy the beauty from the inside. And also vicariously thru my nature-loving daughter!

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