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Winter Whispers

That Nature Revises

Can any human


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rival the sculptures

of water and wind?

Can any voices

charm or please

like the singing sands

that vibrate, tease

on the Island of Eigg

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in the Hebrides?

Can any artist's

painting vie

with the Maelstrom's

giant, piercing eye?

Gorges, cascades,

canyons, hills:

Scan, copy,

probe them as we will -

earth's wonders always

are wonders still

that Nature revises


never content

to let them be.

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