Winter crystal morning bright
after raining night.

Dark tree branches frozen tight
in shiny shells of ice.

A strange and wondrous sight.
Transparent bones of light!

© Ken Chawkin

For more poems about trees see Being in Nature—a gift from a tree, with links to others.

One Response to “CRYSTAL MORNING”

  1. Being in Nature—a gift from a tree | The Uncarved Blog Says:

    […] CRYSTAL MORNING was written when I was living in Fairfield, Iowa, probably in the late 1980s. […]


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