The mirror of the lake
is broken by a long, rippling "V",
a beaver creating a silent wake.
The storm has drifted east,
leaving remnants of sound;
the slow collapse of distant thunder.
evening stirs a mild breeze,
as tattered clouds roll away.
Gratitude expressed for another day.
© 2016 Richard Havenga
1. & 2. Pickerel Lake Park / Fred Meijer Nature Preserve - Kent County, Michigan