Winter Woods

Winter Woods

White mist drifts
through rain-wet pines.

Walking through the forest
feels like a waking dream.

Rubber soles against dark earth,
plastered with shed leaves.

Looking up, the sky is no-color.
A counsel of cedars surrounds me.

The further the trees, the more suffused in mist,
until the world becomes a sea of clouds.

In the cool, blue air of dusk,

I become silenceβ€”

the sound of trees breathing.

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