A Portrait of the Plains: Documenting A Changing Landscape

Fourchette Creek
by Robin Walter

Morning light spills
through grass thick
with dew,
small whorls of dust
rise
from hooves
stamping their lives
into this ground.
Listen,

I rise
to the clatter
of birds:
small,
fierce,
and brown.

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This blog is part of an ongoing series following the Rediscover the Prairie expedition, a horseback journey across the Great Plains. To learn more please visit www.rediscovertheprairie.org
All photos © Robin Walter or Sebastian Tsocanos. All rights reserved.