Protecting and Restoring the Morro Bay Estuary.
April 16, 2015

Write a Poem, Preserve the Bay

  The sea darkens; the voices of the wild ducks are faintly white.                                   —Basho   Nature has always inspired writers. It makes us slow down and observe the landscape. It encourages us to take in the sights, sounds, and smells around us. It makes us consider our place in the world. The poem above was written by the famous Japanese poet Basho during the 17th century. Despite the 300 years and over 5,500 miles that separate us from Basho, this haiku might remind …

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