Tag Archives: snow

Distant Guiding Light

Descending into winterdeceiving clear skiesgive way to earth curlinginto itself for warmth. Breaking trails through fresh snowascending from the empty fields,the way surrounded by grass opensand the guiding light appears.

Pushing Through

Pushing through the pain we see the end. Our vision expanded beyond our sphere. Perhaps we see the next milestone that offers a glimmer of hope. A sign post that we are almost there and on the other side across the chasm we are a better version of ourselves individually and collectively ready for the […]
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If Jackson Pollock was a photographer – #21

I imagine one his photographs might look like this:

If Jackson Pollock was a photographer – #20

I imagine one his photographs might look like this:

Another Winter

Spring fell into an early winter. We scramble to remember how cold was last year? How much snow? Where is that puffy jacket? With little warning, no fanfare, the sky settles into the land, wrapping grey arms around each tree. The road home follows that reddish path mixed with wet snow into a hazy transition […]
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Giants

I walked in the empty fieldsand fell before the giants. Holding up the winter skytheir gaze met with fear. Laying in the snow and staring at the skyI wonder what being or energy keeps the balance and the motion, the systemand the path moving despite the tremendous odds, changes everywhere, and the chaosas humans continue […]
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If Jackson Pollock was a photographer – #19

I imagine one his photographs might look like this:

Winter Grass and Wind

The winter grass and wind sings her song. Ravens join the chorus. Returning to roots and origin. Lulled to sleep by the natural world.

Poem – Reflections on What Proceeded Today

In the last few hours of the year.Superior is awake and talking. Waves are heard before they appear as bulges in the sea,crashing on rocks unable to freeze. The old cabin windows rattle and shake,before settling down until the next wave arrives. Pine and cedar branches weighed with snow,bobbing amidst the cold onslaught. Trees standing […]
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Poem – Superior Snow

The sun set long ago,and we venture out with headlamps. Bright white snow consumes tree shadowswith each pass of light beams. Snow blown in from the gathering stormfills human and animal prints. Fewer cars pass on the road from Canada to Duluth. You can hear them for miles,a low hum between crashing waves until they […]
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