Tag: nature poetry

Wealth Is Wilderness

What is wealth? In my world of backpacking, wealth is warmth. Wealth is a campsite all to yourself. Wealth is time with the wilderness. Wealth is taking more than a day trip. It is a week to four months to a life immersed in… Continue Reading “Wealth Is Wilderness”

A Desert Soul

“You’re such a desert soul,” he said. What does that mean? Up until now I have been a mountain momma. I suppose I’m growing into new love, Expanding what I consider to be beautiful: Curvaceous rocks and hairy cacti, Twisty juniper bark and their… Continue Reading “A Desert Soul”

Holy Sweeping Vista

Holy Sweeping Vista! Your expansive nature And your winding ways Bulge my eyes and lifts my spirit. Your peaks allow me to perceive magic And ponder your years. Who are we to you? Creatures of movement and waste, Creatures of judgement and haste? Even… Continue Reading “Holy Sweeping Vista”

A Nomad’s Heart

A nomad’s heart Is easy to win, Hard to keep. A nomad’s eyes: Wide open, Searching and deep. A nomad’s foot: Cracked, worn  No shoes can keep.  A nomad’s soul:Curious and kind with an Everexapanding mind. A nomad’s intention: To live with purpose Outside… Continue Reading “A Nomad’s Heart”

My Blue Sky Dealer

I breathe in deeply and hold, In order to preserve my tears as a steady rain. My closed eyes are the flood gates Which guards the world from turmoil. These are muddy times. The ground is squishy beneath our feet. We do not expect… Continue Reading “My Blue Sky Dealer”