"The Mountain Peach (1)" by Pak Mogwol

The Mountain Peach (1)

 

 

                                                                  Pak Mogwol

 

The mountain is

Nine River Mountain,

a lavender-purple rock.

 

A new bud or two

breaks out along the branches

of the mountain peach.

 

Spring snow

falls and melts

into jade water,

 

to which comes

a mountain deer

to wet its feet.