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Listening to Trees

Yesterday, we spent the day in the woods cutting up trees toppled by a storm last spring.  Being the “logging assistant,” I had time to play with the live trees between cutting and hauling.  Snuggling up to a beautiful tall … Continue reading

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Snow Flurries

Winter really is here. Snow flurries today, so lovely and dreamy (and hard to photograph). Here’s the fun little poem they inspired… Snow Flurries Snow Flurries like snow fairies, like winged maple seeds fluttering downward, like a swarm of white … Continue reading

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Winter Will Come

Here is another of the poems that came out of hikes with my sister in the Cascade Mountains of Oregon this fall. Wrote my Christmas poem already so stay tuned as we get closer to the holiday. Appreciate winter my … Continue reading

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Is There Beauty in all Struggle?

A poem from my recent Oregon trip to teach at the Oregon Poetry Association conference. Best part of the trip was three days with my sister hiking and kayaking in the Cascade Mountains.  Here is a poem that came from … Continue reading

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