Forest Salmon in the Salmon Forest

In a trickle of water among the ferns among the roots of a red cedar tree high above San Josef Bay,

… a tiny salmon lives out its first year, hunting insects in water so dark it feels like air, occasionally shot through with light as the trees high above shift in the sky.

The trees that shade these tiny waters have grown from the bodies of the ancestors of this salmon. Now, this salmon forest is home for the future. This fish is the forest.

This is just one of the spiritual bodies of a salmon. Look at the skin it draws to itself from the water and carries to sea.

Eating farmed salmon is poison for your soul.

 

2 thoughts on “Forest Salmon in the Salmon Forest

    • I have looked into these pools for a decade, hoping to spot one of these forest fish… and I finally did. What a wonderful day! Who cares that the photo was pretty poor. Suddenly the forest changed for me completely. I felt fish everywhere.

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