I knelt to look at a tuft of white, leaning from the wind’s strong might. Parachuters airdropped from up above, sailing on their wings like doves.
And then- with sudden epiphany, I understood how the mountainside came to be. For every few who downward fell, rather more, flew up as well.
I looked on up to the summit top, which I hastened to reach without a stop. For I realised what might’ve seemed colossal at first, was nothing more than life’s tiny verse.
June 2014, Mt Moere covered in dandelions, Moerenuma Park, Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan
In response to The Daily Post’s weekly photo challenge: “Scale.”