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Unabated Wildfires Within Maples

Unabated Wildfires Within Maples

Morphologies emerge in variable ways, Protruding through space and time, Yielding multifarious mazes.
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Art, Place

Stone Memory V

Stone Memory

On July 23rd, 2018, I witnessed a 10’ flash flood tear past my Santa Fe home. A tsunami in a quiet valley, washing downstream animals, debris, and tumbling boulders, leaving behind a raw and reordered landscape.
by × October 11, 2023 × 0 comments

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A Lesson From Ancient Polylepis Trees

A Lesson From Ancient Polylepis Trees

Originally published 3/7/23 on https://isabelavalencia.com/a-lesson-from-ancient-polylepis-trees/

A couple weeks ago, I wandered the Polylepis forest in the Chimborazo Park Reserve. After a two-hour trek through the sandy trail, passing by vicuna animals and native Andean shrubs, I saw the entrance. The …

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Art, Poetry

A Burnt Metal Ecosystem

A Burnt Metal Ecosystem

Frozen in a burnt copper substrate, surrounded With whorls and tides of a creature’s past, a steadfast
by × November 19, 2023 × 0 comments

Art, Poetry

Algae, Wood, and a Singular Bowl

Algae, Wood, and a Singular Bowl

Four slats of discolored wood possess salmon streaks and steel
by × November 19, 2023 × 0 comments

Poetry

Fever

All night, your cheeks were hot, little one. 
I listened to your wails through the crackling yellow monitor next to my bed.
Your father and I threw off our covers and walked up the stairs to your room.
He lifted 
by × November 19, 2023 × 0 comments