Tag Archives: forest

Time and Place

“┬áMaybe you had to leave in order to miss a place; maybe you had to travel to figure out how beloved your starting point was.” – Jodi Picoult, Handle with Care The white gold glow of the setting sun is … Continue reading

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Finding Eden

What came before, she no longer remembered there is only damp stone and ruined walls now, a mean shelter among the tall firs of the silent forest, this new life a blank slate, waiting for what, she did not know. … Continue reading

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Neglected Treasure

“┬áCan words describe the fragrance of the very breath of spring.” – Neltje Blanchan Mornings here are no longer greeted by the chorus of the blackbird choir, the feathered flock have moved back to the cattail clotted edges of the … Continue reading

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Peace & Plenty

“ The three great elemental sounds in nature are the sound of rain, the sound of wind in a primeval wood, and the sound of outer ocean on a beach.” – Henry Beston I wrote of early spring in my … Continue reading

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Maelstrom

There’s a collective storm brewing the likes of which we’ve never seen. Words that whispered through our minds are on news feeds for all the world to hear. The cacophony cuts like a knife, interrupting peaceful dreams and guiltless sleep, … Continue reading

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Threshold

“ What’s comin’ will come, an’ we’ll meet it when it does.” – Hagrid, from Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire Mid-winter is revealing more of its beauty these days, the clear blue sky often awash in layered brushstrokes … Continue reading

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Janus

Dark poetry and longing traverse the unbound heart, igniting flames of winter blue and summer gold in their wake. Scents of forbidden fruit waft through the forest of words luring the unwary from the known path, encasing them like insects … Continue reading

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