October 19, 2011 at 11:37 AM

Notes From the Trail

"...aspen leaves falling..."

By Mary MacIntyre

Poetically Hungry

Mary MacIntyre writes incessantly, is an avid photographer, and a classic health food nut.

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10 stops simply did not happen.
2 1/2
lots of pauses.
October glory
trail less traveled
Hyde Park Rd
mid-afternoon
Sunday.

notes from the trail
glimpses of witnessing
while basking in mountain sunlight
and feeling earth power
hold and ground me.

trail steep downward
clear path
aspen leaves
dried and faded
cover path

aspen leaves
falling
yellow,
tan,
brown.
falling
10
stops
today
to see
to write
to sit upon
mountainside.

mountain love
chipmunk squawks
sun so warm
even this high
suddenly!
other voices
birds converse
chatter
sing
i
welcome
fir and aspen trees
ah-h-h-h.

 

3 stones
form triangle
adjacent
old gray 7 foot log,
anchoring energy
grounding
breath.

new trail
no landmarks
no personal history
adventure
challenges
story.

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