Snow In The Mountains   Leave a comment

Snow From The Canyon, White Bird

December Snow_20111214_0875-72Snow In the Santa Catalina Mountains — Images by kenne

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Cold Mountain has many hidden wonders,

People who climb here are always getting scared.

When the moon shines, water sparkles clear

When the wind blows, grass swishes and rattles.

On the bare plum, flowers of snow

On the dead stump, leaves of mist.

At the touch of rain it all turns fresh and live

At the wrong season you can’t ford the creeks.

— Gary Snyder from the Cold Mountain Poems

 

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