OUR CATEGORY : Audrey J. Whitson

Not Enough Seasons in a Lifetime

There’s not enough time to know every corner of this home a bird a season’s all I can manage a constellation to find and remember a plant to sketch, classify, remark. One winter never long enough to know the varying star fields below Orion’s belt, flashing blade, the tender blood born there; enough cold nights […]

Walking Meditation

for Thich Nhat Hanh Dimly we know the mystery in the deadfall that supports us: the life in this place, they told us, is on the ground. Journal Entry, March 25, 1995 Slave Lake, Alberta Finding a forest older than yourself you widen a clearing inside. Listen through your toes. You’ll hear openings created long […]