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
A black and white photo of an agricultural landscape in central california. Oak trees on hills in the background are horizontally separated from the rows of blueberry plants below by the layer of netting that is covering the crop to protect it from birds. A closeup color photograph of blueberry plants in soft evening … More humanized: cultivation
1. disabled. dis-abled dis- as in not, as in the reverse of. I am not quite dis-abled, nor am I quite abled. I am, it would seem, in-between the two. Perhaps I am inter-abled? semi-abled? Or would that be mid-abled? But no, the feeling of this being not right, of not supposed to, of “we … More dis-abled
“If one knows the Constant, One can understand and embrace all.” -Tao Te Ching, 16 The photographs and stop-motion video in this series were the result of a train ride in 2014 on Baltimore’s light rail from the county to the city, and feature circular cracks in the window, which frame the … More enso
There is a common story in our culture, and from my standpoint a misconceived one, about what it is to be a prey animal. We define these animals, in their very categorization as “prey,” by the fact that they experience danger and threat from outside, that everyone wants to eat them, and as a result we … More The Wisdom of Rabbits and Deer
“She who reconciles the ill-matched threads of her life and weaves them gratefully into a single cloth, is she who drives the loud mouths from the hall and clears it for a different celebration, where the one guest is you.” -Joanna Macy
A bright moon rises
full in its faithfulness.
Grass rises up through
the cracks in the earth,
the season of emptiness. … More 11/15/16 A bright moon rises