Yakima Valley

Yakima Valley Flowth of a river In a valley of Sunburns 150-car trains pass Through at 3am In a hundred degrees While we’re outside In light clothing Camping With sparse pine trees Lining the water With a strong current Such a freezing cold spray In such dry air of Arid solitude

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Kjempen

Kjempen Sound is rising slowly Like the foot Of a wayward giant Slowly lumbering Through the pass From the freeway Bull beasts on wheels Roll with the fall Down the hill To come back up again Sounding like warped Helicopter blades Distorted in wind Flying far overhead A jaw-wired hiss Into the return Of curveContinue reading “Kjempen”

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Release from Escape

Release from Escape That valley was frozen The school, darkened Was lifted by a silent Implosion When the gathering outside Stood still Every particle of glitter and confetti Shone from the fire lighted stills When one may desire escape But from what? This ultimate escape? Leave this place? No No one knows They’ve escaped forContinue reading “Release from Escape”

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Valley of the Bubbles

Valley of the Bubbles Lavender stalks stand tall Among grass blades which cut the air currents Cool All is cool and cold Uninterrupted waves of calm wind pushing against the stalks’ broad ends In a place where trees grow few and far in between Yet grow tall and strong to withstand the constant wind ItContinue reading “Valley of the Bubbles”

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