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Writing Program Boise State University Idaho
Writing Program University of Idaho Idaho
Conference Sun Valley Writers' Conference Idaho
Conference Idaho Writer's League Conference Idaho
Small Press Ahsahta Press Idaho
Small Press Limberlost Press Idaho
Small Press Lost Horse Press Idaho
Small Press University of Idaho Press Idaho
Literary Magazine Idaho Review Idaho
Literary Magazine Free Poetry Idaho



I like how, when I look out
onto this desert Idaho plain,
I can pretty much graze my palm
on the Pliocene—
and doing so, greet the great wide savannahs of Africa—
mossy and tree lined,
laced in saber-toothed cats,
hyena-like dogs and a half caravan
of even-toed camels.


for Robert Lowell

Out here, we don't talk about culture,
we think we are. We nurtured Ezra Pound
who ran from us like hell
and never came back. You
never came at all. You
will never know how clever
we never are out here.
You never drank red beer.
You never popped a grouse
under a blue