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A Quarterly Journal
Jeffrey Woodward, Founder & Owner
Ray Rasmussen, General Editor

Volume 12, Number 3, September 2018
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Steve Andrews
Sun Prairie, Wisconsin, USA


At the Headwaters of the Colorado

It was one of those mountain streams fed by a glacier. Gray with rock flour. The springtime air unseasonably warm, we stopped to rest by the stream’s bank. After a minute or two, she pulled off her shoes and socks and stepped into the frigid water. A tiny squeal, then a sigh as the icy water bathed her hiking-swollen feet.

I figure we’re only going to be here for a little while, she said, and I want to make the most of it.

memorial service . . .
an aging photo of bare feet
red from the cold

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