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Tributaries: “Tallgrass”

By on September 21, 2016

by Ellie A. Rogers

 

 

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Ellie A. Rogers holds an MFA in Creative Writing from Western Washington University. Her poems have most recently appeared in Camas, Cirque, and Redivider. She has also served as the assistant managing editor of Bellingham Review, as a board member of the Whatcom Poetry Series, and as chair of the Boynton Poetry Contest Committee.

 

Rolling, burbling, churning along, tributaries lead us to the river. These winding origins are sometimes small, but often powerful. Tributaries refresh us, urge us forward, guide us through the trees. The Fourth River’s new weekly online publication, “Tributaries,” showcases the brief and the inspiring, that which sustains us and takes us through unexpected courses. Each week we will feature one piece on the home page of the web site.  Submit to Tributaries.