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The Fourth In The Forest

July 5th, 2009 by Alison · No Comments · lifestyle, nature, simplicity

If less is often more, then haiku is one of my favorite ways to practice that happy discipline. I wrote these yesterday afternoon while camping on the Fourth of July.

Fourth of July at Moss Creek Campground209489951_065f75ca24

Fireworks, begone.

The piney air penetrates

My limbic brain-stem.

Intoxicated On The Fourth

Tipsy on pine air

I decline the wine, and write

Of independence.

Independence On The Little White Salmon

Oh, say can you see

Your way clear to using less

Stuff? Camp. Hike. Talk. Joy.

photo courtesy of Michael@NW Lens

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