Tenías un nombre

Tenías un nombre, Morena te vi sonriendo, Morena te vi bailando   Te vi bailando, Morena una cámara de fotos, Morena un tatuaje sencillo   Tu piel delicada, Morena un lunar oscuro, Morena un mechón de pelo   Tu cuerpo […]

Trece maneras de contemplar un mirlo

Thirteen ways of looking at a blackbird   I Among twenty snowy mountains, The only moving thing Was the eye of the blackbird.   II I was of three minds, Like a tree In which there are three blackbirds.   […]


    THE WAY WEST, UNDERGROUND     The split-cedar smoked salmon cloudy days of Oregon, the thick fir forests.   Black bear heads uphill in Plumas county, round bottom scuttling through willows-   The Bear Wife moves up the […]

La Yak Demente

  The Mad Yak   I am watching them churn the last milk they’ll ever get from me. They are waiting for me to die; They want to make buttons out of my bones. Where are my sisters and brothers? […]


  ETHNOBOTANY   In June two oak fell, rot in the roots   Chainsaw in September in three days one tree bucked and quartered in the shed   sour fresh inner oak-wood smell the main trunk splits “like opening a […]