Morning unfolds like haiku, 
serenity and mystery. Lone duck
floats on reflected pink cloud.

Call of mourning dove 
supplies five-syllable line.
Splash-plop of fish: six and seven.

Cottages sleep in tree shadows. 
Boats bob on tethers. Goldfinches
chatter, decorate the silence.

For ending twist, great blue heron 
unfolds wings, lifts off, lands 
by table with last night’s wine glasses.