this state

hour-long freeway drives windows down playing the same songs over and over singing along irrepressible smiles and sore cheeks long, warm, sunny days iced coffee sun-kissed skin twinkling eyes floating laughter i catalogue the many ways this day has been wonderful as so many others have been how the onset of summer warms from flesh … Continue reading this state


let the rain cancel all our outdoor plans the mountains need water more than footprints and there are our own thirsts to quench inside.


it seems i was not meant to experience a wet winter this year, either last year i spent december and january treading dust fourteen hours ahead of california sweating at night scratching mosquito bites waiting for the cool winds to finally fall a few glorious 75 degree nights were all i got this year i … Continue reading unseasonable