Mike Faran


"But I need to live by water and
death – should it occur –
would be baptismal"


John Delaney


"While science with its test-tube magic might
have offered us another choice, or chance,
its moonlit logic never reached romance:"



Rick's Orchard
Joe Cottonwood


"Sun heats, shade cools,
the hose washes apple-skin sugar
from the flesh of our hands."


Volume XLIII

Artwork by Julie Hamilton
"In the Distance" - Julie Hamilton, oil on canvas, 36" x 48"