beaded trout

Ofi' Tohbi'

We did not lose the great white dog
in that first crossing of the Mississippi.
He stayed behind
knowing
we would be called to cross again.

Jenny L. Davis


Jenny L. Davis


contents of issue 9

Silver Shower of Stars
Stephanie JT Russell

At the Edge of Drowning
ERika T. Wurth

Swirls
Pennie Opal Plant

Ofi' Tohbi'
Jenny L. Davis

I GIVE YOU THE RIVER
Linda Rodriguez

The Shell Seekers
Susan Deer Cloud

At Water Village
Kimberly Weiser

The ridiculous optimious of the Daffodil
Zigi Lowenberg

Driftlights
Howard Miller

Land of Water
Suha Hassan

Redding Road
Jabez Churchill


Jenny L. Davis Biography

Jenny L. Davis (Chickasaw) originally hails from Oklahoma. She is an assistant professor at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign where she spends most of her time tending her cats (and cat-sized Chihuahua), plants, and the students in her American Indian Studies and Anthropology courses. Both her research and activism center around endangered language revitalization and the Two_Spirit community.


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