The Heart of the Field

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photo by Nate Gibson

 

 

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Remember that meadow up above the ridge
where the dog ran around in circles
and we were tired from the climb up
and everything was tilted sideways
including the running in circles
of the ecstatic dog his bright tongue
lapping at the air and we were
leaning into the heart of the field
where no battle ever took place
where no farmer ever bothered
to turn the soil yet everything
seemed to have happened there everything
seemed to be happening at once enough
so we’ve never forgotten how full the field
was and how we were there too and full
~Tim Nolan “The Field”

 

 

 

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This hill on our farm is for running, for sunning, for lolling, for rolling, for pondering, for wandering.
With dogs or without them, our time spent here is full and fulfilling.

 

 

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4 thoughts on “The Heart of the Field

  1. Hi Emily, Im still working on my very first inking for inktober. Im doing it of the North field photograph. I seriously underestimated how long it would take, since this is new to me! So many wonderful photos since then! I’m not sure how to show it to you. Btw, wonderful wonderful postings. Beauty and wistfulness, the inhale and exhale of the breath of autumn!

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