Chums Lifestyle

Metamorphosis
by Alicia Wright

The sun rises upon ancient sea beds Painting our canyoned souls red Towers echo sage wisdom Living waters reflect a glint of what will emerge ...around the bend We students of sediment listen to Spaces between time revealing mystery Ever-changing, harsh, extreme Heat radiates blistering fire Wind chisels petrified dunes Clouds build upon the horizon An eminent deluge hovers electric Dark skies crack open spilling torrents The desert flashes downstream Go with the flow River trip Free of distractions and society's cages We resume natural rhythms Tribe, elements, ritual, place Communion... Wilderness preserves our nature Canyons guide us home A wild & scenic revolution Responsible footprint Discover the sacred Integration... Sanity restored We are as free as the river runs Oars in hand A malstrom below Rapids sculpt skill eroding weakness Swallow pride and focus Humility in tune Senses on point It is time to drop in...