December 2004   
in the third person
a poem 


Skiing in the third person: the skis

themselves know where & how to go,

turn, traverse or fly, & all the skier

needs to add is why — but gently,

from a distance, without believing

himself, or in himself, too much.


 December 2004  
photo above:
a powder morning on Richmond Ridge behind Aspen Mountain, Colorado
from Bumps & Powder Simplified, filmed by Edgar Boyles
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