Push Coasts-Back and Gone

This is part of the online, illustrated version of Push Coasts. The four sections of the book are: Home Shores, New Coasts, Back and Gone and Home in the World. Ebook here. Print version here. All poems are Creative Commons (BY-NC-SA-4.0-Int) licensed.


Back and Gone

“darkness is your country… where the future is… live there not as prisoners… but as natives… Do your work there… in the earth we have looked down upon… in the dark that nourishes, where human beings grow human souls. ”

—Ursula K. LeGuin, “A Left-Handed Commencement Address”

Hiking the Hermit Trail

Watching Wildlife in the Grand Canyon National Park

Briefly in the Promised Land

Riding Storms

Pitching Camp in the Ozarks

Company in Green Ridge State Forest, Maryland

Vasa Lisa Advises You On Getting Out of Dodge

My New Address Book

Books Are Blood


Urban Camping

November Morning, On the Way

The Poet Speaks of Shame

The Gospel of Heraclitus