The oldest story
As old as life
Seeking water
Seeking purchase

I set down roots
On which to stand
There hold on dear
Draw in the land

Shedding what’s
No longer needed
There I grow
‘Til life’s completed

Then fall to ground
Become the earth
Where seeds I’ve sown
Can set down roots

Roots and Creek
Pacific Spirit Regional Park
British Columbia, Canada

Taken yesterday, 2016