Pond Skater (in conversation with Matsuo Basho)

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My roof is the heaven, where
  a wanderer

can ply the stars.

A loner on still ponds—
  so, let that be my name:
plyer of the sky’s seas.

Summer sun guides me to
  the first winter rain,
so I can find nature’s peace.

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© Thomas Gallimore Barker, 2021



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