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Barbara Haas


Man on A Turquoise-Colored Cloud

    For Isaiah When the thermometer dips below zero, as it has for most of this week, an ice crust forms on Lake Michigan. Slushy waves heave themselves against the shore and languish a while before receding. After high pressure arrives, sendi [...]

Dying In the Golden West

for Carlos Domínguez A woman was pecked to death down at Balboa Pier by frenzied gulls while jogging," Bobby Lu said, reading from the newspaper spread on the picnic table before her. "A man was playing chicken with the widebodies at LAX and was [...]