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Fall 2015

Volume 41 No. 1 (Fall 2015)

Editor's Note

Other Deserts
William Jensen
5

Nonfiction

Borders and Boundaries of Religion and the Mind in Cormac McCarthy’s The Crossing
Susan Rojas
7
The Tragedy of Taos in Mabel Dodge Luhan’s Let’s Get Away Together
D. Seth Horton
16

Fiction

Dead Dogs
Terry Dalrymple
26

Poetry

Puma
Larry D. Thomas
33
At The Statue
Larry D. Thomas
34
Rough Stock
Larry D. Thomas
35
Digging In
Dorothy DiRienzi
36
N.I.M.B.Y.
Dorothy DiRienzi
38
Inside
Dorothy DiRienzi
39
At Threshold
Kevin McCarthy
40
Buckhorn Gleaming
Kevin McCarthy
42
No Reservations
Jull Hawkins
43
Reaching Baja From Points North
Jeffrey Alifer
44
Geodetic Survey Along the Central Meridian
Jeffrey Alifer
45
Through the Chiricauhua Range
Jeffrey Alifer
46
Desert Mountain Fugue
Jeffrey Alifer
47

Book Reviews

Hill Country Property by Jim Sanderson
David M. Pegram
48
As If Light Actually Matters: New and Selected Poems by Larry D. Thomas
Ken Hada
49
Chasm by Susan Cummins Miller
Patrick Cline
52
Constant State of Leaping by Karla K. Morton
Stacy Christine
55
Hoe, Heaven, & Hell: My Boyhood in Rural New Mexico by Nasario García
Robery Murray Davis
57
Goodbye, Mexico: Poems of Remembrance edited by Sarah Cortez
Octavio Quintanilla
59

Film Reviews

Sicario Directed by Denis Villeneuve
Fareed Ben-Youssef
64
Wild Horses Directed by Robert Duvall
Sean Trolinder
66

Contributors

70