Archive for the ‘Mountains’ Tag

Mountain Lake   12 comments

cool, rocky shallows

minnows flash like shooting stars

slipping between stones

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           Pettit Lake, Sawtooth National Recreation Area

Gathering of the Elders   3 comments

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Flinty old-timers arrange themselves into
Fringed frame of pungent needles, then
Swapping their usual rock-strewn stories
Their old sloped shoulders and crooked peaks slide
Haltingly from view


 

Deep Heights (Let Go the Mountain)   7 comments

Fishhook Meadow.jpg

Fill and deepen,
deepen and reflect; reflect,
transcend . . . set free

Upward   4 comments

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they climb the sky
eager wild blooms drinking
endless blue

to lean into each moment   8 comments

July's Smoke-filled valley

Hot sepia wind
Peaks vanish, phantom birds cry
Raw-throated prayers

June view of the Sawtooths

Two photos of Stanley, Idaho–same vantage point, 7 weeks apart

Day-moon   2 comments

moon descending in clouds

Moon melting, sliding
Behind, between, and beyond
Exhale . . . and it’s gone

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The Core of June   4 comments

Sleeved in snow

paired ravens velvet antlers churning rivers
shawled mountains sage slopes brighter heaven
puzzle pine-bark  pulse of pollen, all awakened