Poetry

Just Deserts

We extinguish forests Maple, Elm, Tamarack to name streets in obituary  Call neighborhoods Prairie, Meadow, Woodland for flowers no longer blooming through deserts of a…

Fiction

What More Could You Want?

The ice cream shop didn’t have air conditioning. Our boss claimed it did, but because we weren’t responsible enough to remember to close the windows…

First Friday Series

Book Review: Benjamin Banneker and Us: Eleven Generations of An American Family by Rachel Jamison Webster

Rachel Jamison Webster is a writer and teacher who grew up near Lake Erie in Ohio. A white woman, she did not know until she…

Photography

Saginaw Bay

  These photographs were taken in the summer of 2013 on a camping trip in Bay County, Michigan. The shoreside wildlife was abundant, from the…

First Friday Series

Book Review: Benjamin Banneker and Us: Eleven Generations of An American Family by Rachel Jamison Webster

Rachel Jamison Webster is a writer and teacher who grew up near Lake Erie in Ohio. A white woman, she did not know until she…

Narrative Map Project / Nonfiction

Going to the Lake

I’ve learned that Shetek means pelican in Ojibwe, just as I’ve learned that “going to the lake” for many Minnesotans involves a drive north, a…