Like Peas in a Pod

like peas in a pod we go together like bananas and yogurt… you be the banana ummm I’ll be the yogurt, go on, dip into my creamy depths but oh I’m getting ahead of myself… yes, that voice of yours, I could listen to for hours while you talk about science and geeky things and […]

To The One Who Loves Me

You are the light in my eyes. The love of my life. The reason I am happy. You are the breath in my lungs. The blood in my veins. My every waking thought. You are the spark of my passion. The reality to my fantasy. The one who holds my heart. tara caribou | ©2020 […]

A Natural Symphony

Today, as I often do, I surrendered to the music of the ocean waves surging and retreating against the shore, the birds, oh the birds!, in their marvelous song, chirps and whistles and shrill remarks, the fuzzy bumblebees and the flies and hornets buzzing suddenly as they move from dandelion to dandelion, water cascading over […]

Don’t Blink

She has beautiful eyes The most entrancing eyes Becoming lost Oh I find myself staring Diving Swimming Floundering A whirlpool Spinning me around Waves cover my face I forget to breathe I willingly drown She’s my oxygen now tara caribou | ©2020

I Am Fractal

What is this? This that you’ve done to my heart and mind? I turn to my left and you are there I turn to my right and it’s you It’s woven throughout all my histories you, you, you Trying to wrap my mind around this as if I could grasp it like a Thing a […]

Ocean Scenery

There aren’t many places in the world that make me happy more consistently than the ocean. Or, perhaps, the beach by the ocean (because let’s face it, I’m not out in the water… it’s Alaska, for Pete’s sake). It’s the smell in the air. The wide open spaces. The sounds of seagulls and eagles screeching. […]

Gone Fishin’

I’m around… sort of. Summer in Alaska. Busy. I’ve been the last few days doing a type of subsistence fishing called set-net. It’s moderately labor intensive but worth it to teach others the “old ways”. So here are a few pics, should my view interest you. Mostly silver salmon, which is exactly what I wanted. […]

Can You Feel Them?

her heartbeats fluttering against your chest she beats for you she speaks of you incline your ear to her puh-thump your words flow in puh-thump her ink pours out every glance you bestow, she leaps she lifts high, spins and whirls her feet are swift finding purchase on rocky cliffs with you beside her, your […]

Crash

Slide your hands across my ribs Lick my neck and pull me closer Push yourself deeper Deeper into my slippery pink heart My glossy blue eyes flare wide Then drift silently closed with a sigh Let your sly tongue ravish my mind I’m open, open wide and gasping Astonishment and wonder blankets my cheeks Lift […]

An Afternoon Walk

Walking through the summer woods, I lose myself in a fantastical magical world. The only way to fully immerse myself is in my natural state. Bare feet sinking in the deep mosses and skirting the many berry patches. The light makes it way feebly through the interlaced branches of spruce and the occasional birch tree. […]