- Autumn tea - sitting on a bench and viewing the mist on the lake. The red pine tree beside me let water droplets fall into the lake with a distinctive sound. The white cliffs surrounding the lake were barely visible.
- Summer tea - sitting in a field watching birds, hearing hawks screaming.
- Summer evening tea - on a full moon evening, sitting on the beach, watching lightning in a distant cloud.
- Summer morning tea - 6 am tea, waking up in my tipi to the bugling of sandhill cranes in the field.
- Spring morning tea - waking up to the scent of balsam boughs of my bed, surprised at all the frost outside.
- Maple tea - while boiling down maple sap, drinking copious quantities of freshly brewed tea infused in maple sap.
- At a friend's house - sitting ouside on the porch, drinking a big bowl of tea, watching a bald eagle glide over the lake.
- In China, sitting in a teahouse, listening to the tea host talk about tea.
- In China, in the tea market, chatting with the other guests while we all drank really good Anxi Tieguanyin together.
- Winter tea - watching the moonlight over the frozen lake.
Immortal's Palm Tea - by STEVEN D. OWYOUNG AUTHOR'S NOTE: *This essay is dedicated to Frank Hadley Murphy, author of The Spirit of Tea, for his kind introduction to the poet Li B...
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