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Almost Time

All planning complete,
all logistics done, I am
now growing nervous.

I benefit from
abundant experience
of backcountry trips,

But I am also
acutely aware that
this is different.

I cast myself on
the waters of the world, and
Hope they bear me up.

My Appalachian Trail adventure begins this week at Springer Mountain, Georgia.  It will end when it ends.  I don’t know when that will be, but I hope I know where it will be: Mount Katahdin, Maine.

Lion Geyser

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Framed by lodgepole pines
Lion roars, sprays water high
Into foggy air.

My Week in Haiku

Tuesday:

Fierce Montana wind
blowing over snow-capped peaks
brings me home at last.

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