The waters tell a very different tale, whispering to the stars by nightfall while I dream once more of an ancient kingdom beyond its shiny surfaces.
What hidden secrets lie in nature’s lair? That’s not for us to know.
Marbled scenes by a jeweller’s hand vanish within moments as I part the gliding ripples, watching them sink in the tears of silken clouds, darkness above.
How elusive, escaping from all held captive for thousands of years past.