Thursday, 15 January 2015

Out of time in Ubud - Bali

Rice fields clearly in our view
Five fruit platter - mosaic new
A cool breeze tempers beating sun
Time is elastic, raw and fun.

With the tropics we're in tune
A soporific Bali afternoon
Lulled by blue ginger's fragrant wit
Green lemongrass and turmeric.

Strelitzia, strident by the pool
Leftover guardians of Dutch rule
Clean towels, the sound of paths being swept
Into Eden we have stepped …

© Poet in the woods 2015

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