Archive for August, 2009

two sounds become one

August 2nd, 2009 – 7:11 pm

There were languages
soft shuush shushs
lilts and low notes
Birdsong and bear voices
A merging of people
carrying several northern cultures
They unfolded precious hardanger, spread them out under the sun.  They stretched hides between split alder.
Each as beautiful as the people, so different.
All embraced by firs, cedar, and the Pacific.
My childhood mind returns these sounds to me in odd […]