Morning awoke
a bit melancholy.

Made a few steps in
to the outdoors.

Trees reaching through
brush-stroked clouds,
skies of true blue.

Gloom dissipates
into the sunbloom.


Christopher Nielsen has resided in California. He is a photographer and writer. Traveling the many back roads of California has provided a wealth of inspiration and he feels most at home out in nature. Photography started at the age of ten years old. Poetry has become his primary form of written expression. He is currently working on a book of photo-poetry. Christopher has been a featured poet at Kern Poetry’s Open Mic at Dagny’s Coffee Shop. His poetry or photography has appeared in Barren Magazine, Mojave Heart Review, Rabid Oak, Writing Sound, Writing Fields, West Texas Literary Review and others.

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