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By Chuck Forsman

Concerning the ebook: work by way of Chuck Forman. Essays and Poems through Helen Mayer Harrison and Newton Harrison, Patricia Nelson Limerick, Roger C. Echo-Hawk, Gary Holthaus and Charles Wilkinson. Chuck Forman is a greatly exhibited panorama painter and has been adressing environmental concerns because the overdue Nineteen Seventies.

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Once I thought this great river might take my life. The old German men of Guttenberg would come down with folding canvas camp stools and fish from the dock for carp, using worms or doughballs or cheese. They put their catch on a stringer and dropped the fish back in the water till it was time to go. The carp would swim around in the shadows alongside the pilings, like puppies on a leash. At the end of the day the men would unstring their fish, gut them, throw them in a gunnysack, and head home.

He turned back, and I grabbed frantically for line, then suddenly he began to run wildly across the river. He caught me unprepared, line tore from the spool, but we stayed together, bound by the river and the line, while he slashed around. At last he began to drift back. I thought he was tired, but he was still vertical in the water, keeping his head upstream. He came down close to my left leg, just out of reach. I could see his brightness then, through the clear water, the fins working easily.

If you try to write about a story without conflict, you feel, appropriately, that you are driving your reader to heavy caffeine use. Human nature gets most interesting at the points of friction, where strong emotion rubs up against strong emotion. In those terms, Bert Jost began to wake me up. The philosopher and psychologist William James pitched in for the next stage of instruction. I was wild for the prose of William James and read his essays for no good reason but to be in his company. One essay, "On a Certain Blindness in Human Beings," told a story that was set in Appalachia but full of implications for the arid West.

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