Thorpe Moeckel

tmoeckel-214Thorpe Moeckel is the author of three books, most recently Venison: a poem (Etruscan Press, 2010).  Earlier collections include Odd Botany (Silverfish Review Press, 2002) and Making a Map of the River (Iris Press, 2008). Recent nonfiction appears or is forthcoming in Taproot, Alabama Literary Review, Adventum, and Lost Magazine. He teaches in the MFA program at Hollins University.

A Day on The Gauley

1. Pennsylvanian sandstone, Phil says when I ask. He’s on the river a few feet beside me. We’re cruising with the current. We’re stroking our canoes forward. For a moment, Phil’s motion reminds me of a power hitter striding to … Continue reading