Is it the home of my ancestors? Or more inward and mysterious and soaked with light, just metres away? Or both at once? Then again, here in Secwépemc Territory, it is often […]
Catching the sun might seem easy. It moves quickly, though. And has no clear source. Is it here? Is it there? Some choose to just wait. Others realize that it’s not about […]
Just because humans are vertical pillars with the seeing bits at the top doesn’t mean the world works from the top down, too. Or from the bottom up, for that matter.
There are at least a couple different conceptions of the role of women in landscape in these parts. In English, a language that observes this place, she is the “onion” that lowers […]
The day begins… … and goes on … … as it ends. There might be a “red shift,” but orange doesn’t mess around.
To succeed as a lichen, you don’t need a rock. Sure, lots of lichens are found on rocks, but it’s not a hard-and-fast requirement. What you really need is a place no-one […]
There is no point in just having one point of flattening out to catch the light, when the light comes in pools, splots, splashes and droplets. Best to play the game. After […]
ShhhhhhhhhhhhhhOOOOOOrrrrrrre. Shore: the opening of breath, the continuation of an open throat, and the ongoing stream of it, the rrrrr. It is the sound of the Universe striking you. Can you see […]
Or maybe your eye? Why not take a few moments to praise your ancestors today?
Its leaves don’t have to be its “own.” Or even “leaves.” Someone is always happy to have a trunk. You could say that “trees build trunks for others.” You could.