(a), (b) and (c)

The wood (a) asks the wind (b):
How do I begin?
How do I move?

And the wind (b) says to the wood (a):
Begin afterward.
Begin joyously.

Hence the wood (a) begins.

But across, the lake (c) has been spoiled.

Heaven, gentle, love, or progress.

 written in connection with The Writing Workshop, Jessica Foley at The Joinery, Dublin (2011)
The Writing Workshop / Alchemical Reserve