June 16, 2020

to the earth a slate ceiling clung

I was in the desert alone

again

my reasons for coming had vanished

so seeking level ground

I wandered for a place to be

the body of the land longed 

for to chant a slow dirge

nothing was heard

each sagebrush a capillary

coursing with buried sil...

June 9, 2020

         Fort Ruby is positioned on the largest body of fresh water in that particular area of Nevada. Two buildings remain standing, a sutler's store and a spring house. Water from the spring snakes along the grasses of the valley, helping to feed a seventeen thousand...

May 14, 2020

There isn't much left of Belleville, the town where steam driven hammers once ground ore from the Northern Belle Mine. From wind swept dust this temporary town was born of the ages old quest for fortunes of silver and possibly gold. Once extraction had been completed a...

May 6, 2020

The wind was relentless as the cruel sun burned
Your back bent to task each mountain pass turned
Were you told there'd be riches like silver and gold?

Enough to live free and be wealthy, if bold?
When you packed your old Jenny with all she could carry

And led her through...

June 11, 2017

Their procession began by bringing piglets to the sea for  slaughter. Barbarians were not welcome

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