Voices on the Wind Voices in the Garden
Stark against blankness by Lars Samson Stark against blankness Repeated slaps of winter wind have stripped cottonwoods huddled along the riverbed. Among the trees, limbs of soft-focus gray mist into the backdrop of cloud flannel. School-chum trees, trunks not yet scabbed, mime that they’re aspen in slender, white gowns. Their paleness stark against blankness.