transdesert gender tryst / at the foot of mount wrightson

transdesert gender tryst / at the foot of mount wrightson

for Aria / for Evita my babyface a cactusone too far to toucha succulentsunset portrait at 5 o’clock come outfrom your tileyour tucson stuccotake the sonorandesert tread with careabout the sharpthistled shadowsinhuman sunsplay on organpipe stems the greasewoodmost...
The Goose Lady

The Goose Lady

My parents were into birding. When they came to Arizona to visit me, we would always stop at the Gilbert Riparian Preserve to see what birds were there. I fell in love with the place, so went there on my own too. People fish in the front pond. Unfortunately, they can...
Grand Canyon

Grand Canyon

When traveling in the desert, you judgethirst by touching the tip of your tongueto the inside of your cheek. The canyon trek is harsh, and every breath feels like breathing inthe beginning of time, and tastes like ancient salt,mined from the bones of the wind. This...
Grandview

Grandview

Photo by Christy Lorio I could have stayed my ass at home, but I didn’t. It was a chemo week and I had already purchased a back country permit months ago and planned out this Grand Canyon overnight camping trip at Horseshoe Mesa, about three miles down the Grandview...