Jul 2, 2022

Photo Courtesy of Marie Marchand

I walk alongside the Columbia
to be reminded of
non-negotiable truths.

Although life appears to
flow in one direction,
it’s cyclic.

The USGS says water spends
10 days in the air after it evaporates
before becoming rain again.

If I stand still long enough
I become a channel —
thought forms…



Marie Marchand

Poet Laureate of Ellensburg, WA. Author of Gifts to the Attentive from Winter Goose Publishing. mishiepoet.com @mishiepoet