When entering the Gorge, leave behind all preconceptions. Let yourself be carried off on a stream of consciousness that tickles the heavens as readily as it grinds down stone.

The Whitewaters Of Remembrance

In the current of recollection, breathing, capsized,

he counts the miracles he performed in his apprehensive life,

scrutinizing the moments, deliberating judgment,

wondering how it would have turned out had he been

afraid to dip his toe in the pool of abandon on that

fateful summer day when he realized he was alive