DAILY PHOTO: Kashmiri Tarns

Taken in August of 2016 on the Sonamarg – Naranag Trail.

Lake Haiku

alpine lake,
depth a guarded secret,
mirroring mountain

ships sit
on your sandy bottom,
yet, you’re called “lake”

in sunlight
your glistening canvas,
a bowl of diamonds

winter ice cracks
with steel cable song,
sending shudders

barren pine
beside mud-rimmed lake,
heeding drought

DAILY PHOTO: Stone Mountain Lake

Taken in the summer of 2011 in Stone Mountain Park

DAILY PHOTO: Mountain & Lake in Kashmir

Taken in August of 2016 on the trail from Naranag to Sonamarg