Fires of Change

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I contributed poems for the Fires of Change exhibition, shown in September & October of 2015 at the Coconino Center for the Arts in Flagstaff. For a description of the project and the planned contributions, follow this link:

A short video is also available at:

My blog entry is at:

A KNAU radio spot on the exhibition and some photographs of the art are here:




On the North Rim of the Grand Canyon.
We were taken to locations to see forest in varying states, depending on how it had been visited by fire.

The book of poems written for Fires of Change,  published by FutureCycle and including illustrations by Julie Comnick, one of the artists contributing.   

And there was an introduction to the fire truck and firefighters who work from the North Rim.
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On the way back into town; the show's curator, Shawn Skabelund, is on the right of the picture.