December 27, 2018: Monsoon Month

In a dim age 

of water 
the brook sings loud 
from a rib cage 
of giant fern; vapor 
climbs up the thick growth 
effortlessly, turns back, 
holding them both, 
house and rock, 
in a private cloud." 

––Elizabeth Bishop: Song for the Rainy Season

Abstract: Rapids on the Capilano River the morning after a December storm

 © Philip Knight 2018