Brilliant Moon over the Bitterroot

The brilliant moon travels upstream
under the bats and over the leaping trout
yellow sunset becomes blue twilight
eight deer cross at the shallows
i used to think that the moon followed the car
now i know that it follows the Bitterroot
is Dilgo in the moonbeams?

Bitterrot River becomes Moon River

Bitterrot River becomes Moon River

Brilliant Moon of Montana

Brilliant Moon of Montana

Written by Radd Icenoggle

I am a native Montanan, who has spent a lifetime as an outdoors and wildlife enthusiast. I earned a degree in biology with an emphasis on habitat relations. During my studies, I had the great fortune to research and compose a thesis that explored the effects of slope aspect on...
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