Tag: Hiking

Traveling Near the Dark

There’s a quietness about the river broken by a random leap, splash of steelheads. a prairie hawk loses a feather. The natives drink a loud liquor on their fishing platforms, dip nets looking for fish who choose to become parts of ceremonies.   The…

Above Multnomah Falls

This warm winter makes the creek scream like spring. I dip my hand in, as far in as my long sleeves let me Smooth stones, slick, cold life, years in my hands. My fragile blood beats, knows the water by heart.   It’s good…

Unstable

Klickitat River, December 2018 More images can be found here.    

Forest Spirit

Forest Spirit, Klickitat River, December 2018

Resonate

Click on image to enlarge. Taken at Cattus Island County Park, N.J. in November 2018.    

Circuit Tree

  Daily images uploaded on Instagram. Follow @undeciduous on Instagram.    

Watcher

Click on image to enlarge. Other images found here.    

Moths Find Daylight

  Click on image to enlarge. Find a book I’m in here. More images to be found here.     

The View

If I hike alone, I can only tell you what you missed. If we hike together, we’ll see the view.   Here, the wind whips beachgrass, stinging our legs through cotton jeans, a grass that rattles its voice, a scolding, chaotic rustle. Our bare…

Fall’s Reach

Catching fall in the act. More Images here.

Back Burner

The last little glimpse of a bull kelp.  Check out more images here.

Ghost Story For The Wilderness Impaired

She’s a ghost. I know that. She brushes her fingers along my shoulders and I will look up to find her playing among the trees, pretending to be the wind. She’ll drop a pinecone or a small branch as a reminder. Then, off she…

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