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
The softest of peach flavored shades
can not quiet the roar
of the waves pounding the shore drumming
deeply where you feel it in your chest, I want
I just drop to my knees
into the sand making myself stop
in the face of this beautiful roar
enjoying the relentless going of another day (more…)
Mothering, Photographs, Poetry, The Ocean and tagged Arcata CA, Equinox, Humboldt County, Landscape Photography, Northern California Coast, Ocean Sunset, Photography, Poetry, Self Love, Waves on .
September 28, 2017 6 Comments
Samoa Shoreline, Arcata CA
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
Trinidad Pier, Trinidad CA
Ocean, Photo Challege, Photographs, format and tagged Image Black and White, Fishing Dock, Humboldt County, Landscape Photography, Monochrome, Northern California Coast, Photography, Trinidad CA, Trinidad Harbor on .
September 17, 2017 2 Comments
Through the smokey haze of a warming world
we climbed up
the to the summit with thousands of others
unpacked our handmade viewers (more…)
Adventures, Mothering, Photographs, Poetry and tagged Childhood, Eclipse 2017, Grief, Handmade Pinhole Viewers, Historical Empathy, Humboldt County, Making Memories, Photography, Poetry on .
August 22, 2017 5 Comments
One week coastal living vibrant
colors and winds whipping
friends of old campfire stories views
merging with dream-like landscapes curious (more…)
Adventures, Photo Challege, Photographs, Poetry, The Ocean and tagged Childhood Memories, Collage, DPchallenge, Humboldt County, Northern California Coast, Oregon Coast, Summer Vacation, Sunset Bay State Park, Trinidad CA, Weekly Photo Challenge on .
July 17, 2017 6 Comments
And with this breath the waters, finally
recede finally expose what is left of me finally
I can see the glimmering questions the silent fury
the open distractions the ever present
siege that erodes a person when they don’t believe
they are enough they are worth all their effort they are beautiful
even when scoured (more…)
Photographs, Poetry, The Ocean and tagged Deep Feelings, Grief, Humboldt County, Low Tide, Luffenholtz Beach, Northern California Coast, Photography, Poetry, Self Acceptance, Self Love, Trinidad CA on .
June 11, 2017
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She holds his hand they share a lifetime
the sun brightens their smile the moon guides their hearts
swinging and swaying together
with the breeze they ease into the everyday
the routine those expectations hiding
in corners shadows growing with each passing year
but together, they see right through the distractions
mistakes find their way right (more…)
Photographs, Poetry, Reflections, The Ocean and tagged Blessings, Happily Ever After, Humboldt County, Love, Northern California Coast, Photography, Poetry, Sunset, Trinidad CA, Wedding Bliss on .
June 3, 2017 4 Comments