I long to come back
to your warm green quietness
just to sit and think


alongside the pond
where I can watch the koi swim
watching for some food


to see three monkeys
sitting on the steps with their
eyes, ears, mouth covered


where I can walk on
stepping stones across water
littered with blossoms


bamboo forests grow
and make backdrops for the white
blooming cherry trees


the clear water sings
its babbling song as it falls
under the Moon Bridge


Japanese gardens
close out the worlds noise and strife
brings calm to my soul


this is where I go
for peace, even in my mind,
my sanctuary



By susi Taylor (Texaswishr@aol.com)









 








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