Today I share a beautiful poem from a new book by Saul Weisberg, Executive Director of the North Cascades Institute. Pictured left is the book, designed by Jessica Haag. I was so glad to share one of my watercolors for the front cover and several prints to help illustrate the book's sections. Here is one of my favorite poems:
The old trail follows the creek
past ancient trees
and the sound of water.
The sky clears, light fades,
varied thrushes sing their two-note song
deep within the forest.
like visiting friends
I walk into familiar mountains.
Saul will be giving several readings and I'm listing the ones in the Seattle area here:
May 2: Elliott Bay Book Company, Seattle
May 21: Third Place Books, Seattle (with Tim McNulty)
Saul will also be reading at the North Cascades Institute's Environmental Learning Center on Diablo Lake one evening during the weekend of my Landscape Watercolor workshop June 12-14. I am really pleased that my students will get to hear him.
The book is published by Pleasure Boat Studio, New York, and is available in local bookstores. All royalties will support North Cascades Institute programs.