Ride a Horse on the Blue Wind
We stroke our bosom fur. You don’t have
Deborah Bacharach is the author of After I Stop Lying (Cherry Grove Collections, 2015). A two-time nominee for the Pushcart Prize, her work has appeared in The Antigonish Review, The Blue Mesa Review, Calyx, and Dunes among many others. For more information go to DeborahBacharach.com.
Keiko Hara moved to the USA from Japan to pursue her career as an artist and earned an MFA at Cranbrook Academy of Art in 1976. In 1983 she was granted United States permanent resident status as an artist. Her work is exhibited world-wide. Hara lives and works in Walla Walla, Washington, where she is Professor of Art Emeritus at Whitman College.
Artist Statement (excerpt): Topophilia is the term I use for grasping the beauty and sadness of life’s passing moments. I use Topophilia as a title because it conveys a sense of that place within each of us where an exceptional inner power exists….As an artist, I strive to transform this topophilia into art. It has been an ongoing theme in my work..