The Stump Ranch
of the Upper Skagit Valley
Mission Statement and Acknowledgments
photo courtesy Dorene Royal Kartes
with daughter Maleena at the beach.
Sigh with grace, peace I know
Shed your leaves around your feet
I look to the sky where limbs and
Brisk and cold shadows none,
The cold breath of winter has just
Season anew will come very soon,
Soft spring evenings and shiney new moons
Willow bend, willow flow
Sigh with grace for peace I know.
The above poem was written in May of this year by Nick Marshall, who worked as an office supply clerk. He passed away following a long, hard fight against cancer.
Associated Grocers Newsletter, Seattle, Wa.