Lone joshua near Wilsona

The wind, the tiny parasites that bend the limbs, the sun’s heat and the moon that guides the moth to pollinate it…all create the miracle of the Joshua Tree.


— WayneSl, 1988

Kite straining upward.

Cut the string to set it free.

It rushes to earth.





Photo of Bristlecone pines, by WayneSL - 1987

Bristlecone pines, by WayneSL – 1986

Bristlecone  (don’t count syllables- be here now) Waynesl 1987

 Needles hiss in wind

woodlife winding lightning still

branch enfolding branch supporting

part of side of hill

1986–WayneSl White mountains, California