trees. And the towns:
They hold out
and even now
Richard Luftig is a former professor of educational psychology and special education at Miami University in Ohio, now residing in California. He is also a recipient of the Cincinnati Post-Corbett Foundation Award for Literature, and a semi-finalist for the Emily Dickinson Society Award. His poems have appeared in numerous literary journals in the United States (including Blacktop Passages, previously,) and internationally in Canada, Australia, Europe, and Asia. Two of his poems recently appeared in Ten Years of Dos Madres Press.
Photography by Julie van der Wekken