Throwback Thursday

Lost in the Woods edition: See the whole story here: https://paulenelson.com/about/lost-in-the-woods-sept-2000/five-who-survived-wilderness/

After The Japanese 13-16

This latest installment of After The Japanese, poems written after the classic Japanese poetry anthology, is below. Inspirations coming, as usual, from a wide variety of sources such as the remarkable painting of Lawrence Paul Yuxweluptun, the U.S. job-creation...

How to Not Get Lost Backpacking

The vision quests in our culture are usually unintentional. We have, by and large, rejected the ancient needs for rituals to mark rites of passage, but somewhere in the psyche, a human demands it to move on to the next level of existence, or fail trying. Last week I...