Archive for the ‘Sawtooths’ Tag

I Look Up to See   2 comments

between-old-branches-young-moon-waxing-gibbous

Bare old limbs
Clearing a path for
The growing moon

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

A Certain Generosity   3 comments

Life perched on death
Soft soul on polished silver
Singing their hearts out

 

Gray jay, silver limb, blue sky

Gray jay, silver limb and blue sky

 

 

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

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

Dewdrops and Lilies   Leave a comment

mariposa lily

Mountain valleys filled
 With ghosts of burning trees, young
Lilies holding hope