A week ago at Big Bar Lake, winter began. The whole sky flew straight up. And then only quiet was left. Let’s call that readiness.
When the forest is kept from infilling with so many trees it becomes the home of fire, the trees recede and greater stories are told. What a wondrous world underfoot. The narrative […]
Look at the thules glow in the late season sun! No wonder summer houses were built out of this watery reed: watery coolness in the summer heat; heat as the fall drops […]
Asters love the woodland and asters love the shore. Here’s some in the pine grass. What asters really love at this time of year is a bit of shade. Long after the […]
White ash scribbler! Gardom Lake Compare the language of the poplar, which is less process and more about repetition and echo. And the firs and cottonwoods? Well. What benders. Firs dark, cottonwoods […]
If you would like to visit the sun, I suggest a late afternoon walk facing west in mid-August. Keep the water at your side and watch where you’re going! But, what colour […]
Great Basin Sagebrush (Artemisia tridentata), a member of the aster family, rolls across the hills of my country. You could say that where it is home so am I. Not just the […]
Swim in the molten snow. Come up into the sky. Spend your day in the sun. Gardom Lake We are turtle!
There’s music, mathematics, and this: Three things that are one, yet are culturally separate. It is left for poets, I suppose, to bring them together in temporary assemblages, but that seems to […]
At the edge of light and perception, the boundaries of what it is to be human reveal themselves. I don’t mean what it is to be human socially and emotionally. I mean, […]