Archive for the ‘Sawtooths’ Tag

Afterlife   1 comment

Blown and swept away
Mountain’s old bones a refuge
for swimming rainbows



Valley Creek Troubadour   2 comments


Valley Creek, Stanley ID.jpg

in wide sweeping arcs
she brings to willowed valley
snowmelt melodies

I Look Up to See   2 comments


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


           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