Monday, August 29, 2005

skyline and hozomeen

skyline and hozomeen, originally uploaded by seawallrunner.

what a magnificent view, from the summit ridge of Silverdaisy Mountain!

is this view lonely or welcoming for you?

black tusk, brandywine meadows and me

Hozomeen, Hozomeen

And Jack Kerouac said:

Hozomeen, Hozomeen, most beautiful mountain I ever seen, like a tiger sometimes with stripes, sunwashed rills and shadow crags wriggling lines in the Bright Daylight, vertical furrows and bumps and Boo! crevasses, boom, sheer magnificent Prudential mountain, nobody's even heard of it, and it's only 8,000 feet high, but what a horror when I first saw that void the first night on my staying on Desolation Peak waking up from deep fogs of 20 hours to a starlight night suddenly loomed by Hozomeen with his two sharp points, right in my window black - the Void, every time I'd think of the Void I'd see Hozomeen and understand - Over 70 days I had to stare it.

Jack Kerouac, Desolation Angels