Published in Do South Magazine, June 2017, page 12
John Muir Trail thru-hike in July of 2016
This poem was written a few weeks after one of our students committed suicide in his home.
I apologize for the following comment related to politics, but the number of glossy political ads we were receiving seemed to demand a response of some type.
This heart-shaped frost flower was next to the Ozark Highlands Trail on a January morning.
Hurricane Creek Wilderness Area
Small creek crossing close to the Chancel Trail Head on the Ozark Highlands Trail.
Spirits Creek following a night of heavy rain.