The Fountain

“As long as I live, I’ll hear waterfalls and birds and winds sing.” – John Muir Light captured in cascading water  falls — a sparkly,  hypnotic dance— my soul stills, silently enthralled. —C.L. Fisher, May 2022 Unless otherwise indicated, all writings and images are the work of C.L. Fisher and may not be copied, used,Continue reading “The Fountain”

A Season

“Once we have tasted far streams, touched the gold, found some limit beyond the waterfall, a season changes and we come back changed but safe, quiet, grateful.” — William Stafford In the golden season, the grappling-gray of our waiting winter must soon begin. And we will refuse the bitter  gall that rises when spring leavesContinue reading “A Season”

Where Has the Rain Gone?

…with silver liquid drops Let the rain sing you a lullaby. — Langston Hughes I’d like to hear the rain again, smell the air fresh just as it begins, watch as the birds find shelter, fluff  their dewy feathers, content as I am  to just listen to the comforting thrumming, a susurration only falling waterContinue reading “Where Has the Rain Gone?”

Jewel Bloom

I need no diamonds…. Adorn me in this jewel-toned bloom, with its dark hints of amethyst and shades of violet, with its welcoming, luxurious and seemingly endless depth,  just set me amid these blossoms in a tiny garden, and I am well-clothed. —C.L. Fisher, November 2021 Unless otherwise indicated, all writings and images are theContinue reading “Jewel Bloom”

Centennial Park

Community, then, is an indispensable term in any discussion of the connection between people and land. — Wendell Berry We watched the day end along our city’s skyline, the October night harkening back  to all that makes community special — the flavors, smells, sights, sounds that remind you of where you live now, and whileContinue reading “Centennial Park”