Why This Place
by John Willson

Conversation with a Young Day Hiker, Above Marmot Pass, Olympic Mountains i Striding, he catches us on our duffs, exclaims What a spot! He distracts us from gouda, smoked trout, Snyder’s Riprap and Cold Mountain Poems. To say nothing of lines that peaks and ridges cut into lowering light, Mount Mystery’s vertex acute enough to … Continue reading Why This Place
by John Willson

John Willson

John Willson, a Pushcart Prize recipient and a two-time finalist in the National Poetry Series, lives with his wife on Bainbridge Island, Washington, where he has been designated an Island Treasure for outstanding contributions to arts in the community. His poems have appeared in journals including Bellevue Literary Review, Crab Orchard Review, Kyoto Journal, Northwest … Continue reading John Willson

CPR Volume 22-2

July, 2020 T A B L E of C O N T E N T S POEMS Derek JG Williams, Jungfrau, With Wild Cows Michael Atkinson, Evolution Robert Beveridge, The Eels Have It Simone Regina Adams, Looking at a Child’s Drawing from Theresienstadt Cheryl Ann Passanisi, Trieste Kevin King, Obit: Licia Albanese, 105 Nick Conrad, … Continue reading CPR Volume 22-2