I am my own 4-sided hall with windows all around.
Passing nearby you are sure to see
what is happening inside, although you may not
understand everything you see.
I am my own painted boat in misty rain, floating
with my own small boat load of friends,
letting everyone on at once, but keeping
just a few afloat at one time.
I am my own 10,000 ravines engulfed in misty clouds;
rarely do you see all of me at once. Like the
Chinese landscape artist, I am always revealing
parts of myself, never the whole.
I am my own Garden of Awakening Orchids,
which just now happen to be in fragrant bloom.
If you lean in close enough and feel so inclined,
you can listen to my fragrance.
I am my own fragrant knot, twisted and bent
through the years, growing more permanent
and beautiful; the awakening orchid and one
of the 10,000 flowers that dares to blossom in the snow.