Sisters in a Slot Canyon

Posted on December 4, 2015. Filed under: American Southwest, Poetry, Travel | Tags: , , , , , |

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Traveling with a sister
What joy to slip
Between the slot canyon walls!
Pictures snapping all around
The colors, the lines, the space
So sinuous.
We are amazed.

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Antelope Canyon

Posted on November 27, 2015. Filed under: American Southwest, Poetry | Tags: , , , , , |

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Swift as an antelope
I’d want to be
When the mighty waters
Rush these walls.

How can such utter
Force
Leave breath-catching
Beauty?

Lines of light
Reflect the sun
In surprising ways;
Colors the eyes can’t even see.

Quiet canyon now;
Stop and listen
As the mind searches for sound.
Still silence, moving walls.

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