Aftermath of a Fire at Waterton Lakes — Alberta, Canada


Valley of the Dead


Facing the Fire

Heat, fuel, oxygen, a family of sorts
fire is born
light, heat, comfort, renewal
fire lives and breathes but never dies

Controlled, it is useful
uncontrolled, it is dangerous
abused, it destroys


Photographs and Poem by Greg Turlock.

Greg Turlock is a published poet, author and photographer. His credits include “Rivers of Life”, award-winning poem from the 2019 Alberta Arts Awards, “Hightops in the Snow,” his new young-adult novel, “Prairie Survivors,” photos in High Shelf Press, and “Beauty from the Underworld” photo in Tiny Seed Journal. Greg lives in Parkland County, Alberta, Canada.