Yurt in Talkeetna, Alaska (July, 2015)

While You Are There:┬áTry not to get eaten by a bear while you are taking care of business in the doorless outhouse. I mean, isn't that the dream, to be able to watch the birds flying around and the rain splashing on the ground while you are getting rid of the non-nutritious parts of last … Continue reading Yurt in Talkeetna, Alaska (July, 2015)

Tanka, July 7th, Talkeetna

their soft drum on pine builds symphony with songbirds spattering raindrops collide against plexiglass a discordant ballyhoo     Memories of a trip to Alaska, told in tanka. Tanka follow a syllable pattern of 5-7-5-7-7. The middle line serves as a turning point, so that if you read just the first three lines, there is … Continue reading Tanka, July 7th, Talkeetna