BY John Repp

Under boot soles,
          the mesa’s grit

& right here,
          the gorge

down which we
          switchback in & out

of sublime
          shade to the river

shrunk to a green
          rush & burble,

but no less
          cold for that.


John reads "Gorge"

John Repp's poems have appeared in recent issues of Poetry, Theodate, Whirlwind Review, and Slant.  His most recent collection is Big Conneautee (Seven Kitchens Press Editors' Series, 2010).