While I leaned into silence

Golden lace.
sunrise pours slantwise
into clear water
through the blue spruce,
the deep tangle of pine
and purled woodsmoke.

I turned
and the earth hushed.
While I leaned into silence
a morning too vast to fathom
filled with light.

~ David Lee, from SO QUIETLY THE EARTH, thanks to Heron Dance
So Quietly the Earth
By David Lee