"It is a curious fact that all the very old Sequoias have lost their heads by lightning."

- John Muir


I woke summer 2013 writing poetry having gone out of my mind and into my heart.

I've been worth this and little more since. I tell the story in Busted Open.

Lightning-caused wildfires are fundamentally regenerative for fire-adapted forest. Please read the science at The John Muir Project

Directed and edited by Megan Hollingsworth and Frank A. Fuller Jr. / Calaveras Big Trees Images © 2013 Jack Gescheidt at JackPhoto.com / WILDFIRE poem written by Megan Hollingsworth / 'Without You', Written by Eddie Vedder, published by eV songs unlimited (ASCAP) and used by permission. All rights reserved.