- Welcome to The Gnarly Oak; Northern California writing, poetry, and photography, all by Ryan Griffiths; check the "About" section for more on myself. All the writings and photographs here are © by Ryan Griffiths.
Monthly Archives: October 2010
“If there were no rewards to reap, No loving embrace to see me through this tedious path I’ve chosen here, I certainly would’ve walked away by now.” -Tool, The Patient Advertisements
Avoiding the bleak gray was my day’s will, So I went on a journey through rain to find a great hill; Whilst on the road I saw a hawk in cloudy sky And drove to the spot where I saw … Continue reading
Fall rain does strange to summer’s stagnant air; Now so crisp and fresh, like nothing’s there. A layer shed between the body and above; Every drop on my skin I fall deeper in love.
A picture from a hike in the Purisima Creek Redwood Forest