Author Archives: Jared Way

Caveat: Tree #11

Here is a tree from my inventory. [daily log: walking, 1km]

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Caveat: Poem #896

driving across land volcano-punctuated and littered with tree

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Caveat: Tree #10

Here is a tree I saw walking the other day. [daily log: walking, 3km]

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Caveat: Poem #895

people are where they are it’s hard to pull them somewhere meet them where they are

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Caveat: Tree #9

This is pretty good picture of an archetypal Oregon tree. This is the Tualatin River. It has more water than it did during the summer. During a walk up to the tree farm, Juli took this picture of me with … Continue reading

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Caveat: Poem #894

there’s no light outside the sun is lost in the east but we’re headed there

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Caveat: Tree #8

Here is tree number eight. Here is Mount Hood, seen from the tree farm. Here are some former trees, awaiting their fate. Here is a very lonely apple seen on a tree by the road. [daily log: walking, 5km]

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Caveat: Poem #893

I dream like a dog, run after unseen phantoms, taste the air, sighing

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Caveat: Tree #7

Here is tree number seven. In the morning, Arthur and I drove to Astoria. That’s because he had a heater getting repaired up there, and apparently there was no place closer that would make the repair. It’s about two hours … Continue reading

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Caveat: Poem #892

prose becomes difficult so poetry becomes the default manner of expression engendering ideas and capturing the images that a glance outside will give to me

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Caveat: Tree #6

Here is tree number 6. On Oak Street. [daily log: walking, 4km]

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Caveat: Poem #891

gray shades to purple shadows become silhouettes rain licks leafless trees

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Caveat: Tree #5

I took the dog Walter on a long walk up the hill through the tree farm. Here is a tree in the cloudiness. I took the Blueberry Tank to get its oil changed. There was another vehicle with an Alaskan … Continue reading

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Caveat: Poem #890

a tree is a map outlining the passages from earth into air

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Caveat: Tree #4

I’m thinking of just posting a picture of a tree every day. I think living up in Prince of Wales Island, Alaska, I won’t run out of different trees. Today, the tree is a cherry tree in Juli and Keith’s … Continue reading

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Caveat: Poem #889

When your motel bed has four large, plump, white pillows so you try each one…

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Caveat: Tree #3

We drove back across Utah. This is daily tree #3 – some juniper at the side of a rest area. At a different rest area I met this bird. It walked right up to me, utterly fearless, and tasted my … Continue reading

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Caveat: Poem #888

dreams unfold and present improbable strange scenarios in which intimate friends and famous public figures (epistemological hints) become ghost-like beings with secrets

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Caveat: Chocolate Avenue

I took a walk this afternoon. This time I went west. I found the big chocolate factory. There is a street behind the factory called Chocolate Avenue (sign at right in picture – the big white building is the chocolate … Continue reading

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Caveat: Poem #887

I took a long walk up to the east: a gradual hill past old farms, the snow-covered, sun-drenched road saw new subdivisions branching left and right but at the end was a pile of stored hay.

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