wild mountain buckwheat, sun trees, thick air. fires burning, burning, burning all around. Huntington Lake, central Sierra Nevada August 6, 2018 Years of active fire suppression in California, combined with increasingly dangerous fire-spreading weather conditions due to climate change has led to the largest wildfires on record in the last several years. The smoke … More burning
I am living with my brethren, soft seed, dancing in the wind.
green green, life green, sap green, breath green I have been released from the dryness of a land without water. I am parched for this abundance – this dazzling upswell of cells upon cells all thirsting for life. Gladly, we rush forth and drink in it’s pleasure. Eastern deciduous forest Oregon Ridge Park, Maryland Photographs taken … More upswell
Owens River, eastern Sierra Nevada, March 31, 2018 There is an invisible hand sweeping its fingers through the long grasses in just the loving way my fingers sweep through my love’s hair at night. The waters ripple under the gaze of the long-watching mountains. Everything has a place. Home is real, and never far away. … More Owens River
the old snag is watching as I skip beneath her. feeling the same heart. the one true heart.
“If we surrendered to earth’s intelligence we could rise up rooted, like trees.” -Rilke, Book of Hours II, 16
A black and white photograph of a glowing Bracken Fern reaching toward a bright sun, framed by silhouettes of evergreen trees. A black and white photograph of a fallen dead evergreen tree fills the center of the shot. It’s skeletal limbs are akimbo, off to all sides. A black and white photograph of a dead … More humanized: land-shaping