Lone cormorant startled off the beaver pond, with skip stone feet northward to broader deeper waters. As I will be, I thought, for faith will always draw one beneath the surface or through migratory channels less traveled, in limitless measure, not for a season only, but until one is carrion washed up in the morning […]

Ice and Fire

I’ll tell you the stories of your babyhood, make them more mythic every time, sneak a peak at you in the rearview in moments of synchronized laughter. We set out before daybreak to forge your spirit with ice and fire, to consecrate you in an honorable quest, your heart’s tongue thirsting for glory. It’s all […]