LA RUTA HACIA EL OESTE, BAJO TIERRA

    THE WAY WEST, UNDERGROUND     The split-cedar smoked salmon cloudy days of Oregon, the thick fir forests.   Black bear heads uphill in Plumas county, round bottom scuttling through willows-   The Bear Wife moves up the […]

ETNOBOTÁNICA

  ETHNOBOTANY   In June two oak fell, rot in the roots   Chainsaw in September in three days one tree bucked and quartered in the shed   sour fresh inner oak-wood smell the main trunk splits “like opening a […]

ANASAZI

  Anasazi, Anasazi,   tucked up in clefts in the cliffs growing strict fields of corns and beans sinking deeper and deeper in earth up to your hips in Gods your head all turned to eagle-down & lightning for knees […]

EXTERIOR

WITHOUT the silence of nature within. the power within the power without. the path is whatever passes-no end in itself. the end is grace-ease- healing, not saving. singing the proof the proof of the power within.   EXTERIOR el silencio […]

COPAS DE PINO

  en la noche azul niebla helada, el cielo brilla con la luna copas de pino se doblan azul-nieve, se desvanecen en cielo, helada, luz de estrellas. crujir de botas. huellas de conejo, huellas de ciervo, nosotros qué sabemos.     […]

EL BAÑO

THE BATH   Washing Kai in the sauna, The kerosene lantern set on a box outside the ground-level window, Lights up the edge of the iron stove and the washtub down on the slab Steaming air and crackle of waterdrops […]