At Thacker Pass

At Thacker Pass

At Thacker Pass, by Rob Lewis Tilting sea of sagebrush, ancient fragrance rising. Circular distances weaving baskets of stone, time, silence. The windmind where you wandered before your name before the dials and settings of Progress closed and ordered your gates. *...
In the Desert

In the Desert

In The Desert (by Alex Eisenberg) The earth returns slowly to life Deathly flowers now burst between bare rocks irrepressible just emerged from the long winter a spectacle of color mountains in all directions mineral-streaked a vivid orange fungi bird nests on wild...
Of Meadowlarks, Dawn to Dawn

Of Meadowlarks, Dawn to Dawn

Of Meadowlarks, Dawn to Dawn, by Caroline Williford I. After my first week-long stay at Thacker Pass I leave at dawn. At 5:30, purring up my car and slowly steering out of camp, I am greeted by the tall eared hare. The one that hops out of the rabbit bush every time I...