First published in True Colour (Redmond, Washington: City of Redmond, 2014). First written in May of 2010, while in the air between Seattle, Washington and Oakland, California.

clouds rising

the mountain’s new shape

mist on the river

empty canoe

foggy window

shadows fill the bookshelves

breath clouds

sounds of the ice dancer

misty city

a truckload of Xmas trees

hospice visit

dad forgets my name