yearning for the green of spring

. . . The caged bird longs for the fluttering of high leaves.

The fish in the garden pool languishes for the whirled water

Of meeting streams.

. . . ~T’ao Yuan-ming – AD 365–427 – (Once More Fields and Gardens)*


Leica D-Lux 7: f/2.8 . 1/125 . 34 mm

*Trans: Florence Ayscough & Amy Lowell: The Project Gutenberg eBook of Fir-Flower Tablets

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