Monthly Archives: October 2012

The mesa at dusk

The dogs and I came here for our evening walk… .along arroyos cut deep into the earth. Advertisements

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I wish I’d known…

I wish I’d known him as he was, old bear off his mountain, parched on this mesa, wish I knew what happened, why the broken sweep of skin and fur, the curl of spine, his separate whitening ribs, this one … Continue reading

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Gold…

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Wet tracks…

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Beside the shrinking water…

…tracks of the big cats we thought had gone back up the mountain.

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Crouching…

I look at cracked mud, husk of bug, snail smaller than my toe nail.

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I took the dogs to the pond…

We’ve had a dry summer. Rain fell everywhere around us, but not here. The ranch pond a couple of miles from home on a good year overflows its banks. This year it’s a puddle. I saw the prints of cattle in … Continue reading

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