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A Moment in the Outback

David Fraser lives in Nanoose Bay on Vancouver Island. He is the founder and editor of Ascent Magazine, Aspirations for Artists, published since 1997. His poetry and short fiction have appeared in 28 journals, including Three Candles, Regina Weese, Ardent and Ygdrasil. He has recently published a collection of his poetry, "Going to the Well," and another of his short fiction, "The Dark Side of the Billboard." David is currently the BC Federation of Writers Regional Director for The Islands Region.

Late afternoon sun
Clips across the fog curled ridge,
Round orb dulled in mist,
Black pictograph boarders
Traverse that dying light,
Spiral down into the chute
For one last ride.

Published October 2006


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