Upon this clear and glassy, deep, blue water, Gliding effortless, across the spanse, Spied by only towering mountain spires, Gazing down upon my silent dance. No piercing sound, no ticking time, no meter, Save the sturdy oar-sluice thru the deep, Keeping steady, though unhurried,… Continue Reading “Listening to Silence”
Morning at Mohonk is incomparable and unforgettable! We first discovered this many years ago, when we went to the Mohonk Preserve for the outdoor wedding of the daughter of a dear friend. We outsmarted ourselves by reserving the weekend at Mohonk Mountain House, rather… Continue Reading “Mohonk Morning”
Far deep beneath the clear, blue surface-gleam, I’ve only just begun to delve below the calm and glassy mirror of this stream, Perhaps I fear what vision quest may show. So often thought to be a sign of growth, Of wisdom, neath a superficial… Continue Reading “Still Waters”
This photo is an example of unintended consequences.
Centuries of chiseled sharp perfection, Carving out dramatic walls of shear chalk and stone, yet native soil between, To harbor verdant vegetation. An ancient sheet of ice, sat, eons, on the shelf, Creating walled enclosure in its melt the ice-blue thaw, to rest for ages more,… Continue Reading “Glacier Lake”