Wednesday, July 7, 2021

Poetry: At 4 AM, I Took A Walk

full moonAt 4 AM, I took a walk
In sunlight, reflected off the moon.

Unmoving shadows blink with points of light
Broadcasting codes unknown

The water rests, completely still
’Til a V of ripples spreads backward from the beaver’s nose

Somewhere floats a sleeping loon
Unaware of the voice of the owl

I took a walk at 4 AM
In sunlight, reflected off the moon.

Photo by Randy Fredlund

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Randy Fredlund enjoys hiking, paddling, and taking pictures of the area around his camp on Stewarts Landing. He is happiest when breathing Adirondack air.


2 Responses

  1. Tom Whitney says:

    Thank you, Randy. At risk of spoiling the stillness of the V ripple, thank you. 0400 is about 30 minutes early for the loons gracing our camp in summer. Whoever said it’s a city that doesn’t sleep anyway ?

    • Randy Fredlund says:

      Tom, It appears that poetic liberties were taken!

      Glad you enjoyed the post.