once surfaced, then sunk,
who still wander the earth.
We never lost you, your songs,
now wind harmony and rain recitals
in the surging waves of days.
Your memories are woven in tree stems
hidden in stone
Your forgotten images
still float in the layers of shifting dimensions:
once full of life and still rising
as in distant, heartfelt landscapes,
that escape us forever.
You, who have endlessly built
worlds out of stardust,
are invisible, yet palpable
when we breathe,
or can be guessed in old mirrors
still dizzy from your presence
when they reflect our image.
© Yutka 2023
Loved this. We dwell forever in one form or another.