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by richard lloyd cederberg
Wednesday, October 10, 2012
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Haibun format…

A day (and some time into the night) spent exploring Lake of the Woods, Laguna Meadows, and Big Laguna Lake; a high mountain domain once inhabited by the Kumeyaay Indians. Nature, and two hearts, in transition…


Silently Earth revolves. Sun descends. Spectrally nature shifts. Broadening shadows blanket dry October grasses. A vast landscape is slowly deprived of vividness. Subdued tones chalk out varying patterns.

During transition
A full array of colors
Diminish slowly

Minds yield to an awe of sunlight’s passing. Near the lake, sparrow-hawk, scrub-jay, mud-hen, and quail, interact in a salient chorus. Eventide becomes nighttime. Inky darkness obscures perception. Fingers interlace. Awareness’s become heightened.

Imagination
Creates various viewpoints
When light is withdrawn

A threshold is crossed. Thoughts rest now in permeant silence. All sense of outwardness lessens. Cool moistened air settles. The sound of crickets deepens. In serenity two spirits unfurl their wings. Together, without words, two minds take flight; nonpareil in the glow of an unsullied moon.

Love defers reason,
Searching the strata of life
Two souls become one



richard lloyd cederberg
10/12    

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Reviewed by Christine Tsen 10/13/2012
So gently and poignantly put, Richard, just beautiful!
Such introspective wisdom ~
Blessings,
Christine
Reviewed by Peter Paton 10/13/2012
Stunning mental architecture Richard that shows your perceptive and sentimental side, in tandem together, just like the ubiquitous wild life you find in these remote, stunning and lovely vistas of the outback.

Always retain your thirst and passion for exploring my friend

Peter
Reviewed by steve Chering 10/13/2012
This is a super super read. It flows and generously crawls about the page as if it were alive!! Fab'
Reviewed by William Bonilla 10/12/2012
Well Penned
Great imagery
Peace be with you

William
Reviewed by Diana Legun (Reader) 10/11/2012
This quiet poem slips along the page in grande language. Many lovely elements are contained in here, "...tones chalk out varying patterns," "Awareness's become heightened." I love "All sense of outwardness lessens." That one is a hushed slice of Basho Haibun; a nocturnal discipline. There is great tranquility in your poem that produces a calmness upon reading. Quite enjoyed this. ~~ Diana
Reviewed by Odin Roark 10/11/2012
"...two minds take flight; nonpareil in the glow of an unsullied moon..." With so many iterations of love to choose from, this embodies the scope and mystery of the phenomena. Nature seems to feed you regularly. Don't miss a meal.
Reviewed by Morgan Merriweather 10/10/2012
Beautiful, grat format, the sense of movement in this is musical really. the dry October grasses so timely right now. just perfect R.
Reviewed by Mary Ann Biddinger 10/10/2012
Richard ~
Beautiful colours, vivid images deepens this serenity of two spirits.
Unique, love defers reason.

Lady Mary Ann
Reviewed by Ronald Hull 10/10/2012
Love in the lake lands of the high Sierra. I can just imagine…

Ron
Reviewed by Douglas Bentley 10/10/2012
Stunning. . . . . .Super (Nova). . . . .
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