Sweet water rises here
from forgotten depths—
Sierra snowmelt streaming
granite cracks under pressure,

underground waterways
clogged with huge trout.
A near escape as the earth
cooled to mark the place.

Words leak out, collect
on paper, fill a trough
open to native myths
locked in rock.

                                  for Sylvia

2 responses to “FISH ROCK

  1. Peter Notehelfer

    Simply magical . . .


  2. Perfect!


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