Photo By: Carrie

Slowly they grow one
then another

Stacked striped horizontal
for another layer thick

or thin now
a memory sandwiched
Hurts and sorrows sunsets lovers
enemies favorite foods
Forester Pass and Alaska
Taste of gin and tonic

The wind mixing life
into a vision look
It’s yours enjoy it

**This post is part of Monochrome Madness, brought together each week by Leanne Cole. Please click HERE to check out the gallery of monochrome, it is well worth a look.


    1. Thank you, Laura. This was the view from our campfire on Memorial Day weekend. So pretty! I loved the vertical trunks and horizontal branches. And, thanks for reading my words, that means a lot!

    1. Thank you so much, Karen. I always look forward to MM, it lets me write from a quieter place, black and white images do that for me. I took this photograph sitting in a camp chair by our campfire over Memorial Day weekend. It was such a beautiful view!

  1. I spent time with your photograph, Carrie, and then the poem caught me by contrasting the vivid description of the trees in nature with the human memories they sandwiched:

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