Resolve to live in a state of desire

Touch everyone you encounter and know
You touch nothing 

                                         Become androgynous
Extract your rib and fuck yourself with it and beget
Seven androgynous children who will sleep with themselves and
Beget seven more

                                                       Hide in the woods
                                                       Turn into the trees
                                                       The trees will die
                          Eventually you will live in the desert

Your forty-nine children will become the forty-nine winds
Your rib will be consumed by a vulture
And you will walk fiercely unto the sun until the sun itself turns away

You will tremble

Everything will shake

And you will tremble

Janaka Stucky, “The World Will Be Desolate But Adam Of Light Will Shine Forth”, from The Truth is We Are Perfect

Forest Park, Portland, OR, April 2016

Shot with a Diana F+
LomoChrome Turquoise XR 100-400

Time is
  Too Slow for those who Wait,
  Too Swift for those who Fear,
  Too Long for those who Grieve,
  Too Short for those who Rejoice;
      But for those who Love,
       Time is not.

–Henry van Dyke, from “Katrina’s Sun-Dial”

Roads End State Recreation Site, Lincoln County, Oregon, June 2014

Shot with a Pouva Start
Fuji Provia RVP100F, cross-processed


Tunnel View, Yosemite National Park, California

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The clouds feel heavy,

the Valley timeless.

Is it really there,

or is it all just an elaborate mirage?

A dream of the most magnificent thing

you could ever imagine.