beaded trout

washing dirt

washing dirt
off the coiled garden hose
with the hose

Gary Gach


contents of issue 7

Sweeping Away
Rain C. Gomez

Semper Fidelis
John D. Berry

To the White Woman Who Told Me,
Misty Shipman Ellingburg

untied
Martin Hinkel

PRAYER TO THE LAST TIME
Kenzie Allen

washing dirt
Gary Gach

Busted
Linda Boyden

We circle the tipi one time
Juanita Padopony


Gary Gach Biography

Gary Gach is author of The Complete Idiot's Guide to Buddhism (Nautilus Award), editor of What Book!? __ Buddha Poems from Beat to Hiphop (American Book Award), and translator of three books by Ko Un. He hosts the weekly meditation group Mindfulness Fellowship, and swims in the Bay. Online: http://word.to


Permission to publish poems in this one context was granted by the authors, who unless otherwise specified, hold copyright on these works.