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A Spring Respite: a #tankaprose

The Bride in profile at Pine Meadow Lake, Harriman State Park

Sunlight blinks from the rippling surface of Pine Meadow Lake like a swarm of fireflies. A gentle spring wind off the lake sends a subtle chill up our spine. I sit burmese style and stare at the rippling water in the shade. A two-hour hike out of Kakiat Park brought us to this novel shore. It’s like visiting the lake I’ve hiked to for almost forty years for the first time.

past the Equinox

these moments we carve free

from Corona fears

only the up-and-down slope

of the meandering trail

for 21st March 2020 prompt: Gerry Muse #199 (occasional tanka prose)
Equinox

and my own #Haikai Challenge

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