Tag Archives: Pacific Northwest

Pressed leaves are thoughts preserved

This is a poetic musing I wrote in October of 2010.  It describes the momentous first drops and ensuing deluge of autumn on the Oregon Coast.  As a reader and distant cyber voyeur, this text can be soaked up through … Continue reading

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Sandtraps

By: Tyler Pedersen, Copyright 2009

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Surreal cerulean

Surreal cerulean-colored lake cast inside a lunar crater, its rim a jagged tapestry mercurially transversing.

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Elegant ebb

Daylight breaks upon the seascape, waves crest and crash ashore,  sending forth a gilded spray that sticks as glitter to sand-dollar, starfish and sea urchin, their brittle features forming a facade  on tide pool walls at the dawn of this … Continue reading

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Sea swept dwellers

This is the first poem I wrote that was inspired by living next to the Pacific Ocean.  I spent over 4 years living on the Oregon Coast in Coos Bay, a mercurial place of remarkable beauty and misty mystery.  Now, … Continue reading

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Southern Oregon Coast

I walked the beach alone, in the presence of some deeper soul

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Seeing redds (take 2)

A shape poem of a salmon spawning

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