Emotional tracks are never easy
to follow they wobble and clutch
question and borrow time
and again they pull me into the whir of what once was
old feelings just because
claws outstretched silent guard down with impatience
spreading thoughts of balance and breath retreating
carrying me away (more…)

Weekly Photo Challenge: Monochromatic

Sulphur Works, Lassen National Park, CA

Amazing to think this boiling hole of muddy slop is only feet from the main road. You can stand on a sidewalk and peer over as long as you can stand the sulphur smell. My boys were quite unimpressed with the smell, yelling at the top of their lungs,”It stinks!” (more…)