Issue 2, Spring 2013



Gary SnyderRiprap; Charles Freer in a Sierra Snowstorm

Killarney ClaryThe Old Rain

Aleida RodriguezElysian Twilight

Judith SerinTalking to the Spirits

Casandra LopezA New Language

Dane CervineClay Feet

Judith BarringtonJapanese Garden, Oregon

Anya GronerIn Class We Discussed Homelessness

Beatriz VignoliThe Fall

Linda McCarristonLight

Cassie Premo SteeleIn City Lights Bookstore

William J. HarrisThe Black Card Players: A Collage



Patricia Smith, Extinct 

Peggy TownsendThe Solitaries

Deni Y. BechardA Song from Far Away

Paul SkenazyBetween the Rows

Liliana HekerTravel Fatigue

Elizabeth CraneThe Last Person You Will Ever Kiss

Chuck RosenthalThe Legend of La Diosa

Karen Joy FowlerPrimate Study



Jack ShoemakerGary Snyder's Riprap and the Community of Letters

John MoirNature's Blinded Visionaries

Charles HoodCondors of Los Angeles

Eva SaulitisNonexistent Black-and-White-Photographs

Dan WhiteBearing Witness: An interview with Jeanne Houston

Belle YangAll Things Have Roots and Branches



David LigareGarrapata Rock, Big Sur; Grimes Point, Big Sur

Sandra Ivanytime standing still, yosemite; emerging light, big sur

Mari KloeppelOhjab (Peregrine Falcon); Immature Brown Pelican on Rocks; Kingfisher; Las Lomas Longhorn

Erika PerloffPomponio Picnic; Flows to the Sea; Edges

Katie CaterJessie St.; Petaluma

Dorothea LangeJapanese Internment Detainees; Japanese Girl with Internment Tag

Belle YangKite; Odello Artichoke Field; Hunan Farmers; Plein Air

Charles PrentissSalinas Valley Farm; Salinas Valley Morning

Warren ChangEntrance to Highway 1; Flower Girl, Entrance to Holman Highway; Returning Home

Linda ChristensenDescending; Blue Dress; Standing; Studio 

Noelle CorreiaSister Fa; Sister Fa Trace; Lua Perdida

George HitchcockEntering the Forest; La Cena