Land of green sage and blueberry skies

Land of green sage and blueberry skies

Land of green sage and blueberry skies I have loved you in every season From blizzards to heat waves Watching your lizards in the sun sage-grouse dancing in your folds Pronghorn stepping gently across your skin Cougar tracks high on your mountainsides Newly hatched...
Desert Prognosis

Desert Prognosis

Desert Prognosis by Will Falk Wrapped in the dark blanket of night, huddled and feverish with cosmic infections, either I’m shaking or the sky is. I look to the heavens with so many wishes. But, there are only so many shooting stars. The last star is erratic, bouncing...
Ice reclaims the land

Ice reclaims the land

Dawn breaks over the small creek The night’s hard ice sparkles on every stone Light floods the land Fifty pronghorn crest the low rise to the east Making their seasonal migration The sun sweeps a wide, low arc across the firmament The cold stillness so crisp and...
As Tradition Goes Up in Smoke

As Tradition Goes Up in Smoke

As Tradition Goes Up in Smoke by Will Falk When the frost of ancestral protection vanishes with rising temperatures and minds grow soft with amnesia, they come in heavy trucks to mine memories and steal stories. Glaciers remain, for now, wavering, with teardrops...
The Stars at Thacker Pass

The Stars at Thacker Pass

Looking for a god? the stars in Peehee mu’huh ask why not us? We’re always there whether you see us or not We’re infinite the sleepless can tell you We do not rule by force but through the charisma in freely offered splendor Instead of ten, we have...