Ghost Ships in a Japanese Garden

In the murky waters of a

Japanese garden,

like ghost ships,

koi glide silently.

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Orange and green,

above and below.

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In the Japanese garden

the essence is emphasized –

the gentle curve of

willow,

the smooth texture of

bamboo.

the feathered tips of

maple leaves.

 

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The Seattle Japanese Garden at Washington Park Arboretum.


14 comments

    • I”m glad yo liked those Patti – It’s so interesting to see what happens to the fishes colors when they swim under a reflection, and the reflection’s colors change too.


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