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June 28, 2016, A Word’s Worth Review:
“... Entsminger contributes an intriguing article, “Finding the Way,” about how the Earth and all living creatures project energy fields and is the introductory piece in this eclectic magazine that features noteworthy poets, photographers, scientists, and artists.” Read the Review
Featuring: Chaco Culture, Art by Stan Honda; Burying Beetles, Prose by Stuart Friebert
Poems by: Sudeep Adhikari, Lana Belle, Jennifer Campbell, Douglas Cole, Susan E. Elliott, Gary L. Entsminger, Neil Harrison, Joan Mazza, John N. Miller, Diane M. Moore, Scott Ruescher, Robert B. Shaw, Travis Truax, and Jean Zipp
July 28, 2016, A Word’s Worth Review: “At every turn, the reader joins in an exploration of undisguised reality, revealing Miller’s sensitivity and awareness of the human condition.” Read the Review
“I read Michael Miller’s poems with great pleasure in their accurate seeing, their assured phrasing, their true and proportionate feeling.”—Richard Wilbur
“These poems focus on the intricacies of love, family, self-awareness, and the cracks between dreams and waking life.” —Gary Lee Entsminger


By Stuart Friebert


By Gary Lee Entsminger



By Britny Cordera

Just a Trace of Moon


By Ken Fontenot

Wires Over the Homeplace


By Paul Dickey

Previous Issues


May 2015

Two Miles West
Floating Heart
September 2 2016, A Word’s Worth Review: “This is a book of wide-ranging poetry moving between past and present, life and death, to arrive at four cogent lines from “Winter Sunset”: “I’d say this landscape frames / hints of how best to go. / Others may crash in flames. / My goal is afterglow.” .” Read the Review
A Late Spring, and After explores the depths of experience, childhood, memory, and midwestern roots.
“Robert B. Shaw anchors his collection with a group of beautiful elegies for his wife. Time and again, Shaw brings his subjects to life with memorable description. Handles of tools look “like lemon jelly petrified.” Plants and animals, youth and age, private life and public history—everything is here in glorious enchantment and detail.”—Timothy Steele


By Diane Vreuls

After Eden
Previous Issues


November 2015

Haiku Canada Review: “For me, reading a Gary Hotham haiku book is like watching my first falling star. My focus is singular as I trail this brief announcement of light until suddenly all is darkness again. ...” Read the Full Review by Guy Simser
Presence: “As well as coffee, Stone’s Throw features Hotham’s usual subject matter–-stars (in abundance), waves, rain, wind, family life (and death)—expressed in his trademark sparse, no-frills language. ... ” Read the Full Review
Modern Haiku: “There is always something at which to marvel. Our challenge as human beings is to take notice ... “Before it turns dark–- / children start a game / they’ve just played” No sense of past or future when you are a child. All we have is now. Kids know this without knowing it. That’s what Hotham does for his readers. He allows them to know things again. And it’s refreshing to relive this experience.  ...” Read the Full Review by Peter Newton
Christianity Today: “Here’s another twister: Contemporary poetry is mostly unreadable, we’re assured. Really? Gary Hotham, one of my favorite haiku poets, writes, “near the firefly / part of the night / missing.” And this: “yard sale— / a bookmark / falls out.” ...” Read the Full Review by John Wilson
Hotham’s new haiku offering is a masterwork, echoing the Japanese masters—Bashõ, Buson, Issa of the 17th, 18th, and 19th centuries—yet with his own originality, themes, and lightness: “our bare feet / next to each other / next to the ocean”
“Poignancy. The word never appears in haiku, yet it is what they live by. The doors we notice opening on light that goes out, and yet was enough. Here is another feast of glimpses from an acknowledged master of noticing.”—Les Murray


By Robert B. Shaw

Only the One Sky


By Dabney Stuart

Pinyon Review
The Snow Guardian, 2nd prize winner in the Film4Climate Competition, features billy barr—charismatic mountain man who has monitored daily weather patterns for 43 years—in his free time. Snowbound for 9 months of the year, see what this refreshing, gentle soul shares about life and nature.
Set in the same locale as this Pinyon Review cover (East River Valley, Gothic, CO, 9600 feet), we invite you to watch the 5-minute video:
& Check out billy’s weather website:

November 14, 2016: Pinyon Review Fall Issue

Featuring Poems by: Tim Suermondt & Martin Willitts Jr

Poems by: Francine Marie Tolf, Michael Miller, Lyn Lifshin, Diane M. Moore, Luci Shaw, Gary Lee Entsminger, John Harn, Gary Hotham, Jean Zipp, Betsy Fogelman Tighe, Tobi Alfier, Judith Rypma, William Derge, and Juanita Rey

Sea Quilt by Susan Elliott, Where Was I?—for TM by Gary Entsminger & Susan Elliott


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