Category: on Nature

  • Cat Scan 3:00 a.m.

    Upon rising after three hours of sleep to sun streaming through crystallized trees in a tinsel-like forest, the late night trip to the Emergency Room seemed like a dream. When our eight-year old woke just after midnight with a throbbing headache followed by vomiting, we were scared. He had fallen at the ice skating rink that afternoon…

  • Neringa

    The dock is dry today, the pond liquid, reflecting one patch of blue sky, with tufted clouds of cotton. I approach the water from a luring hillside path, deep with leaves, like an alpine slide, pouring crunchy autumn into silky summer. Kelly Salasin, October 2009, VT