Poem – White Snow

White snow absent of
mind dusts,

absent of tree shadows
and raven wings.

White snow becomes the
moon filled river.

White snow becomes
the expanding horizon.

White snow becomes
what we bring, what we perceive.

An empty canvas, the empty field
becomes a blank page and the contents

of our full minds, the charged emotions
we carry become the objects strewn across the field.

The white snow is deceptive
and in the beauty we can become

distracted and lose sight
of our being our place in everything.

Like mind dusts they accumulate if
not cultivated and swept away.

Our being, our body, our minds
require maintenance and care.

Posted by williamricci

I am a student of zen and nature, and work to balance people, technology, and the environment.

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3 Replies to “Poem – White Snow”

  1. I do like this !

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    1. Thank you Willow. I have not had much chance to write, but when I think of something it is nice to put on here and share.

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      1. Yes wordpress is brilliant for sharing. Nice poem. 🙂

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