1 round about arkadia through elliniki en route to the frankish castles of katrena perched high atop a rocky crag with views over the mountain passes yellow spears of flower sprout at every turn great flocks of sheep in the roadside accompanied by dogs & shepard boys stemnitsa quiet past noon old men sit … More Arkadia, Greece 5/3/2017
1 high atop koskitsa mountian 5400 feet & change scramble up all the way from zygovisti a mountain side church leads the way up into this forested realm ancient spring halfway up spitting water to feed lousios gorge pull my way up into Pan’s sacred lair where only gods & goats dare to tread … More Mount Koskitsa, Greece 5/2/2017
1 lost in the clouds somewhere between vasileos & mygdalia trundles of flowers pastures of sheep two boys in a pick up loading stumps winding lanes through the fields dotted with farmhouses forgotten villages in between old women dressed in black carrying kindling yellow blooming fields under apple trees mountains catch the sun … More Arkadia, Greece 5/1/2017
1. follow twists of a mountain road to stemitsana jumbled town set within the fallen crags steeples sprout amongst red clay roofs irises, bougainvillea ravines fall away either side down into the rushing valley 2. from high up lousios gorge one can see forever deep down the valley into the haze green tops … More Stemnitsa, Greece 4/30/2017
1. goat bells outside my window flowers in the trees sun slants up the mountainside arkadia a psalm, a breeze 2. cobbled streets of dimitsana loaded with church bells, cafes & rooftops mountains wander all around down into the valley walking . . .
1. awaken in kardymili soft sunlight through orange curtain bird song blue sky atop thin line of pale sea silent smokestack lemon trees and the green mountains rising up out of the earth so obliquely 2. up into the pines we go weaving throughout the mountain lairs stoned out villages sheepdogs … More Arkadia, Greece 4/28/2017
1. walked up to petrouvani town this morning along the ancient cobble stones through wine vineyard & parchment morning fires in the fields the land falls away as we climb wide swath of mediterranean stretching out to the south & west islands there, in the sun at the tip of messania a jumping dog … More Kardamyli, Greece 4/27/2017