Am I the only one who doesn’t trust
the blustery winter chilled winds
layers of clothes and within
where the blue skies so fresh and inviting
I find that Holiday lights transform in many ways, they make a room feel more inviting, they illuminate a tree to become a centerpiece of a home, they can soften even the saddest of buildings, the harshest of days and I appreciate their power more each year.
Today I wake in the tree tops
learning to find my balance so high
above leaning against a redwood trunk finding
my breath sucked away (more…)
Mothering, Photographs, Poetry, Trees and tagged Arcata CA, Beginning, Humboldt County, Learning, Photography, Poetry, Redwoods, Self Acceptance, Self Love, Sunrise on .
November 22, 2017 2 Comments
Front door sunrise, Arcata CA
Mill Creek, Redwood National Park
Front yard miniature maple at dusk, Arcata CA
Photographs, Trees and tagged Close Up Photography, Dusk, Fall Leaves, Fall Season, Golden Hour, Mini Maple Tree, Photography, Silent Sunday, Sun Rays, Trees on .
October 8, 2017 2 Comments
There is a line definitive and true
where the forest begins
its canopy instantly consuming
my thoughts into silence my steps into miles
my breath smelling the wondrous decomposition
the uncontrolled web of life I can’t help but enjoy
the view I must see with my head propped
at an angle looking up seeing the limbs of the giants
touching the wild shades of green (more…)
Adventures, Photographs, Poetry, Trees and tagged Arcata Community Forest, Humboldt County, Lost, Mother Earth, Photography, Poetry, Redwood Forest, Self Discovery, Wilderness on .
September 21, 2017 4 Comments
I asked myself as I walked through my mind
keeping track of the path
over rocks roots divots and hoof prints who am I now
I can’t seem to shake
this questioning heart with few roots
and plenty of bruises from floating away and falling back down
where is that voice
that I couldn’t write down fast enough who felt (more…)
Mothering, Photographs, Poetry, Trees and tagged Emigrant Wilderness, Inner Thoughts, Jeffrey Pine, Live in the Moment, Mothering, Photography, Poetry, Self Acceptance, Sun Rays on .
September 12, 2017
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With hesitation I am called in
to the tangles endless directions feeling
socked in hearing the crunching
of my feet and snapping twigs I wonder
if I am alone or did the trees know I was coming (more…)
Mothering, Photo Challege, Photographs, Poetry, Trees and tagged Black and White, Curiosity, Monochrome Madness, Photography, Poetry, Self Acceptance, Self Discovery, Self Reflection, Trinidad CA, Wild on .
July 5, 2017
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Sometimes she wonders
what is behind her what is waiting there
for her to see
what does the view look like after she passes through
and she now looks
with knowing eyes at the past parts feeling less
overwhelming brighter more filtered more (more…)
Photo Challege, Photographs, Poetry, Redwood National Park, Trees and tagged DPchallenge, Looking Back, Photography, Poetry, Redwood National Park, Redwood Tree, Scout Grove, Self Awareness, Transient, Weekly Photo Challenge on .
June 26, 2017 11 Comments