Shinrin-Yoku by Lee Evans

Lee Evans | Jul 22nd, 2018 | poetry | No Comments



Has it come to this—
to have to be taught
how to walk in the woods?

Tramping around,
sniffing resins
for a spiritual aroma!

Before you were conceived,
Nature endowed you
With all you need to realize.

Follow your own tracks,
see where that leads.
Forests are optional.

Poet Bio

Lee Evans was born in Annapolis Maryland. After working for a florist, Goodwill Industries and the Maryland State Archives, he moved with his wife to Maine, where he now works for the local YMCA. He has self published several volumes of poetry which are available from

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