Saturday, February 9, 2013

canyon drive



it's saturday
and that means
groceries to get.
but
the urge suddenly strikes
beckoning, pulling me
all at once
and instead of getting into that turning lane,
i find myself driving right on through.
impromptu, impulsive like. 

these mountains a magnet. 
a force i just couldn't resist. 
especially on mornings like these 
when new snow clings
to bare branches,
where gray clouds hang low and heavy,
and a river runs through it all.

soul food.



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