Poetry from Thailand

Original poetry written in and about rural Thailand.

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Location: Chong Khae, Nakhonsawan, Thailand

Wednesday, December 28, 2011

Hope Laid Bare

In the early morning calm
when the sun is still low,
the sparse rice plants,
planted only a week ago,
are thin green etchings
growing out of a silver
mirror. It’s a timeless
scene of hope laid bare
and a beginning wish
for another new year.

FG 12/29/2011