Teaching the Living Art of Bonsai
Evening. Summer sun sets upon waiting horizon line. Patio becomes studio. Table turns to garden work bench. Colorful clay pots; patina acquired over the years. Juniper. Maple. Rinsed red roots. New growth. Green leaves. Plant and metal. Bend and shape. Rock and water. Moss and stone. Shapes and styles explained. Cascade. Semi-cascade. Formal. Informal. Root over rock. Sniplets littered. Refuse discarded. Droplets bulge and hang; drop down. Cairn marks displayed pieces. Teaching a living art. Bonsai.