Four Mile Cove

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Eco Preserve, an old favorite on the Caloosahatchee River, is where I go to unwind and taste the four flavors of meditation: sweet, sour, salty, and bitter. The boardwalk threads through a 365 acre state wetland preserve. There's a bit of wildlife, but what I like is its densely detailed, yet unchanging
walking-in-space walk. It's a good foil for rambling along in one's thoughts.

A leaf pierced by a reed when it fell to earth, or was driven by a fateful gust... so too our hearts, driven and felled.

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Floating pavilions in the cove await kayak and canoe

Flowers drift in the wake of a memorial. "There are heroes in the seaweed, there are children in the morning; they're leaning out for love, and they will lean that way forever, while Suzanne holds the mirror..."