Jewel Weed
by Christian Woodard

Once (or twice) in youth I trimmed a purple elder whip & marched through clearings grown in jewel weed, cutting the wand through green stems & thrilling to the order in which they fell—knowing nothing of the scythe & its implications, or space between harvest & destruction… golden heads. A line of maple leaves, ranked … Continue reading Jewel Weed
by Christian Woodard

Christian Woodard

Christian Woodard is a wilderness guide based in Wyoming. He’s an MFA candidate in Warren Wilson’s poetry program, and his writing has appeared in The Tishman Review, Barrelhouse, FriGG, Plainsongs, and others.

CPR Volume 21-3

October, 2019 T A B L E of C O N T E N T S POEMS Marjorie Saiser, Advice to Self, Again M. Hlavka, The Island I Believed I Would Not Return to, and Wished to Find Again Shannon Castleton, He Asks Why I Can’t Get My Mind around Happiness Emma DePanise, Bittersweet Clam, … Continue reading CPR Volume 21-3