Asthma
by Gerry McFarland

1954 Following the doctor’s orders, we moved farther from Los Angeles—escaped the dingy smoke over the harbor, the yellow callouses of smog, the black waste on the gray horizon like bombs that plumed and stained the windows, darkening the houses fifty miles away—but hadn’t moved far enough. The trees panicked, put out their arms against … Continue reading Asthma
by Gerry McFarland

Gerry McFarland

Gerry McFarland is a co-editor at Floating Bridge Press in Seattle, and teaches writing at University of Phoenix. His work has appeared in Contemporary American Voices, Crab Creek Review, Crucible, Limestone, Meridian Anthology of Contemporary Poetry, Sanscrit, Switched-on Gutenberg, Zyzzyva, and the anthology Detours: Poems of Travel by Land, Air, Sea, and Mind. His work … Continue reading Gerry McFarland

CPR Volume 18-2

April, 2016 T A B L E of C O N T E N T S POEMS Joan Colby, Testimony Mary Moore, Economy Rebecca Starks, On Tidying Up Ann V. DeVilbiss, In a Field, Far Carlie Hoffman, North Window Dianne Stepp, Hunger Stephanie Coyne DeGhett, The Colors Christopher Petruccelli, Verdigris Steven Sanchez, After Bobby Jindal … Continue reading CPR Volume 18-2