April 21, 2020 By: Tim McNulty
Hoh Valley, courtesy of Olympic National Park

Above Hoh Valley

Featured Image:  Hoh Valley, courtesy of Olympic National Park

By Tim McNulty

“Above Hoh Valley” originally appeared in Ascendance, 2013


In the late slant of mountain light,
a silver ribbon follows after itself.
River music lifts
through spruce and hemlock
a mile below.


A low sea of cloud
hems the foothills
while a finger of mist
sifts past the first swells or mountain,
drifts upstream.


Along a furrow
in a sandstone wall,
the slightest star-shaped flower
steals something from the southern sky.


Snow trickles in a still pool;
a sheet of glass
widens across the stars.



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