Haunting Thoughts …

imgres“Then in the Arctic half-light of the canyon, all existence fades to a being with my soul and memories and the sounds of the Big Blackfoot River and a four-count rhythm and the hope that a fish will rise. Eventually, all things merge into one, and a river runs through it. The river was cut by the world’s great flood and runs over rocks from the basement of time. On some of those rocks are timeless raindrops. Under the rocks are the words, and some of the words are theirs. I am haunted by waters.”

Ending lines from the Robert Redford Movie … A River Runs Through It.  This and other Stories is a semi-autobiographical collection of three stories by author Norman Maclean (1902–1990) published in May 1976. Continue reading