Good company, good setting, physical and mental and spiritual all at the same time.
With all of that in mind, today's Razor's Edge is about water and cinquain poetry. I'll give you a definition of this form and, as an example, will use the cinquain I wrote last night in response to being on the water.
In any order you want, watch the River Song flute video, the kayaking video, and look at the picture of the Blue Heron.
Pick the strongest image for you. Look at the description of form for the Cinquain Poem,
Write a cinquain for the river object you selected.
line 1 - one word name of the subject
line 2 - two words describing the subject
line 3 - three words describing an action related to the subject
line 4 - four words describing a feeling about the subject or a complete sentence
line 5 - one word referring back to the subject of the poem
My cinquain from our paddle last night (7/15/2010)
Lake River Native
gliding, diving, observant
seeking a path home
heron : Ridgefield Kayak
paddlers near Ridgefield Wildlife Refuge : Team Hymas on flickr
Ridgefield boat launch : Columbia Trail Org.