Archive for January 2014

Polished by Time   2 comments

Rock-solid friendship

smooth now . . . after shouldering

all kinds of weather

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Posted January 30, 2014 by pjsisson in Uncategorized

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Outbreath   Leave a comment

Watery waves of
evening fire, stretching the sun
till it sighs

 

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Beverly Beach, Oregon

 

 

 

Posted January 27, 2014 by pjsisson in Uncategorized

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Trailside Gems   Leave a comment

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Where I expect

only winter’s pale, my eyes

stumble on scarlet!

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Posted January 24, 2014 by pjsisson in Uncategorized

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Death Valley Crucible   Leave a comment

 

Another heated

exchange, leaving seeds of salt

to bloom between storms

 

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Devil’s Golf Course, Death Valley National Park, California

 

 

Posted January 21, 2014 by pjsisson in Uncategorized

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Desert Refrain   2 comments

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Habits of the wind

Standing waves, stair-step duet

Sandy swoop and drop

Posted January 18, 2014 by pjsisson in Uncategorized

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Wall and Pillow   Leave a comment

Pulse of ringing bells

New Moment, bone-hard burdens

Cushioned by feathers

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Posted January 15, 2014 by pjsisson in Uncategorized

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Farm Scents   2 comments

Crows scolding, my friend

Leads our zig-zag stroll, making

Sense of the stubble

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Posted January 12, 2014 by pjsisson in Uncategorized

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Willamette Valley Winter   4 comments

 

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Met up with my favorite trail yesterday, the one just six miles north of town. Took along my camera, a few too many thoughts, left behind the highway noise, and entered new year’s fog. Smelled low, tangy notes of homey wood smoke, heard high-pitched peeps beyond eye’s reach. Relished angles and arcs of lichen-draped limbs, caught a lucky moment with a plucky winter wren. Followed this trail wherever she went: up, around, across, and down. Then Through, Within, Near, and Among . . .

and the january fog began to lift.

Posted January 9, 2014 by pjsisson in Uncategorized

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Inner Beauty   Leave a comment

A Kaleidoscope . . .

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Broken bits litter

The land of our lives, yet catch

Such exquisite light

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Posted January 6, 2014 by pjsisson in Uncategorized

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Transcendence   Leave a comment

Their crowns converging

Forest of differences

Finds common ground

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Posted January 3, 2014 by pjsisson in Uncategorized

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