That was old generic information
With no further ontological data,
But leaves smell equally inviting.
Add leaves to a fresh lotus pond
Smelling water for crow’s thirst
Under crow story on pot’s rim.
The crow casts old pebble story
From earth pot with lotus water
At the low level of shadowy pot.
The earth pot has deep shadows
Including child’s and the smell
Of lotus pond water at bottom.
Again and again the crow caws
On old poet’s rim with a pebble.
He still sees a water level rising.