About Conversations with Landscape

What, you talk to trees? Sometimes.

Mostly I go outside, as often as possible, and I try to listen. Not just to “what’s there” – what we bring is half the story. My art explores the natural world, internal space, and the conversation between them. 

Most of that art is creative non-fiction. Much is photographs. Some is poetry, a recent surprise I’m fascinated by – so now I’m studying.

I value companions in the conversation, and if you have read this far, I think you’re one of them. You are welcome to share and engage with anything you see on this site. I worked hard to get it “finished,” but the conversation is never complete, so have at it. Stories, ideas, cordial disagreements, suggestions to improve a piece – I want them all. Your time is precious, and if you are spending any of it with me I thank you from my heart.

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About Trail A Week
All essays published on this site between August 2015 and August 2016 were created as part of a year-long project called Trail A Week.

Trail A Week was my commitment to create a new original piece of writing on a schedule. I started with a new or known hiking trail, found a friend to walk it with, and then sat down at the keyboard to think about the place and the experience “out loud.” It was a fascinating process that continues after the project has ended: I’m never quite sure what’s going to come up. So far, what’s come up is Conversations with Landscape.

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Everything on this site, including photography and the written word, is copyright Tara K. Shepersky. Share all you like, but please attribute. Better yet, link.

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