Haiku: A Story Below

As you know, I was walking on the shores of Blue Marsh Lake the other day with a friend.  During the winter when they lower the lake to take on the spring thaw, you can see tree stumps, roads, cement foundations of farms, and buildings that were there before the lake was made.  I went for a walk searching for ice and this is what I found – little swirls and bubbles, remnants from the fall, and wonderment about the story of land before the lake.  When I sat and studied the photo, there were so many directions that led to inspiring thoughts, but the most outstanding one was knowing that another way of life happened here before there was water.

Still no snow in the forecast, so take in the joys of the blue skies, winter birds, and intricacies of the tree limbs.


One thought on “Haiku: A Story Below

  1. I remember a family that used to live in that area..I can remeber a woman standing in the middle of what was once her home…emotionally stripped and left broken..I watched her weep ..as a small child, it left a permanent scar that I will remember always..how a society , though seeking good for the environment, can ruin someone’s life and home..

    A happy home and family
    only memories left behind
    the rivers savage birth

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