A lake centered in a forest
streaming wherever and whenever.
What's fallen in or settled at the bottom, you'll
After all, it's in the middle of a forest
Squirrels scampering past on the forest floor.
Birds in the sky, flying from afar, eager to land
in their nest.
Perched in a tree. The tree home to many.
Populated with ants, termites, owls and more.
Living in harmony, untouched and unbothered.
The raining of clouds, routinely washing over all,
minding no business.
None safe, save for the groundhog, in his
With the time for the overcast and rain through,
the cycle carries on,
no say in when or why, but leaving behind it
Ripples often populate the lake, riddling the
Minding the business of the forest and its
creatures, as well as the rain.
Though it always returns to a state of still, even
Forever, maybe not, but eventually will it find
itself at the center of things, perfectly still.