Craig Wisner

High Sierra Glimpses.

The remnants of a trip over Taboose Pass and into the promised land with Tom.

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A distant cascade

echoes off talus walls

-breeze stirring the pines
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Coyote slips into the grove

behind me

four ears listening,

two of us

waiting

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A blood stain

on the grass beside

Bench Lake

-I wash my hands

as two trout heads

sink

into the depths

Steaks lined upon a log

scales gleaming in the sun

-your life

into mine

(I cried upon finishing my soup)

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Waking from a nap-

two ants

drag a fly

from under my hat.

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A lone coyote

descends a rock shelf,

circles the lake

-leaving bird calls

in its wake

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Listen!

No mosquitos!

Just birdsong,

breath

11 (1024x576)Thunder sounds

tentbound now

-noodles will have to wait

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old

and older

talking

the hint of tears

in their eyes

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One response

  1. Tom

    Thanks, Craig, for sharing…the beauty… the tears…the simple joy of being alive…there.

    September 16, 2016 at 5:01 pm

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