A Hassidic story might start . . .
A Hassidic story might start with trees and a problem
Once in Poland
or any other country with black trees,
a Jewish girl
needed to be someone else.
involve water and someone taking heroic action
She bought a set of other people's clothes
which she hid under a rock
beside a deep pool in the woods.
One day she walked into the woods
changed into her new clothes
which might have miraculously ordinary results
The first day
was sailing in past Barrett's Reef
and seeing hills and houses.
The first summer
was the young man.
involve trees again
The first house
had a hill behind it, covered with trees.
He built a clothes line. Sheets
pulled away from this line
and end with wind moving over water