Archive for the ‘Nature’ Tag

Along the Alsea River   2 comments

in the shallow pool
wistful leaves drifting past
rain-dark alder boughs


at sun-drop   4 comments

Marys Peak at sundrop

a spangle of birds
light in the branches, a glow
of mist in the hills


To Be a Leaf in October   8 comments

October Leaf

Lattice of life lines
Golden parchment edged with age
Ready for free fall

Fullness of Twilight   7 comments

clouds and crickets
all the sorrow all the joy

held in autumn dusk

Healing   4 comments

The River, the Wind

Bringing us home

Where the blackbird sings


Talking Water Gardens--Albany, OR

Talking Water Gardens–Albany, OR



I Look Up to See   4 comments


Bare old limbs
Clearing a path for
The growing moon

Things of the World   5 comments

sting of the black flies
rise of an old volcano
achingly blue

Brushstroke / Sunset in the Forest   9 comments

A solo tree
struck by the brush of
a single sunbeam


Golden Glance   16 comments

Where the river bends
The sun breaking like
A shower of coins

Salmon River at sunset.jpg

Salmon River at sundown

Cry of the Raven   3 comments


lost in loss
watching the high mountain lake
brighten and dim