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Getting There


written on occasion of the Telluride Gondola’s 20th Anniversary



Though we focus on arrivals,

charmed are the places in between,

these dangling intervals

where we belong equally

to earth and to sky,

to the valley and the top of the ridge.


Good traveler, suspended

between here and there,

it’s a good time to ask questions

of fellow travelers, of yourself,

of the passing world.


In these spaces

between who we’ve been

and who we will be,

the more we look around

the more we notice

how wonder has joined us.


Sometimes, as we arrive,

we find wonder

does not leave us.


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