Grateful Acknowledgment is made to the editors of the following publications in which these poems first appeared, sometimes in somewhat different form, and for their generous support of this work and of contemporary poetry in general.

Dan River Press: 26 December, from the Natchez Trace.

“unearthing” was an award winner in Bay Books (Coronado Island) poetry contest. “Waters-edge” was an award winner in CityWorks San Diego City College poetry contest.

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