Life flows, cascades, and splashes,
on. Roars, then slows and becomes
Endless blue, cloudless skies,
watch the waters below and
quench our thirst.
Above now, spindly swaying branches
and leaves , fast-moving clouds emerge
and portend an impending storm.
Raging rivers and streams hasten
their pace and pound mercilessly
on the rocks below.
Take shelter now until the
angry sky and gushing waters
Life is tranquil once more.
Our mortal lives
endeavor to comprehend
the strife, the wax and
Photo credits: Sally Rose Dolak and Emily Nemecek