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Seasonal Fragments Accompanying the  “Holy Forest” Suite

Seasonal Fragments Accompanying the “Holy Forest” Suite

(Author Note: these fragments were composed over the period 2020-2022 as the Covid pandemic infected and killed millions globally. Throughout this time especially, the holy forest has offered sustenance and hope, and has been evocative and enchanting. These fragments...
Falling Boundaries

Falling Boundaries

“A situated love of nature is not merely loving a place, but rather loving the Earth by loving a place.” – L. Candiotto “We accept that the protection of the remaining old-growth trees and forests is more salient to human well-being than harvesting timber to meet our...
Portents in the Wood

Portents in the Wood

I pass through – Gate closing slowly Blessings uttered softly Leaves rustling gently Whispering pines sing Rambling mind pauses Heart so expands Sunlight casts forms On trunk, shadows Revealing playing children To...
My time as a Rebel

My time as a Rebel

Since the early seventies I had been an ecological and political activist. In 2000 I was Interim Leader of the Green Party of BC. So, I was aware and concerned. But the real heartbreak came at a December 2018 free appetizers and wine Academic Conference on the eve of...
What the Forest Can Teach Us

What the Forest Can Teach Us

The Fraser’s forest, within the range of the coastal rainfall, is a spectacle of energy and power as appalling as the river itself.  Mindless it moves with sure purpose.  Voiceless, it murmurs perpetually with the sound of shredded wind in the treetops and the hum of...