The land I see

As I stand, river-side

and look out upon this scene –

half nature, half city –

I do not see metal girders 

or construction machines,

I do not see concrete, glass or neon signs.

I see a land of trees stretching out through time,

I see waterfalls and river,

snowy hills and sky.

I see a time before time counted,

a land before we touched it. 

4 thoughts on “The land I see

  1. “half nature, half city”

    Yes! I like to try to imagine landscapes in history. Some places it’s harder than others. Your take is so positive.

    • Thank you! I’m so glad to hear you do the same. There’s a view I can imagine people-less (or at least civilization-less) from a road just outside Cape Town and another from a road in Ireland, in Kerry on the way to Dingle. And our Parliament Hill, which is what inspired me on this particular day.

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