In The Canyon by Brian Landis

My son turned five last month. I’m still five, too. Still five, seventeen, twenty eight and many other numbers. Here’s one by Brian Landis — it feels like a photo album as much as a poem.

Photo courtesy Brian Landis — the entrance to The Narrows at Zion

In The Canyon

All these travels
All of these trails and glories
it’s just as if nothing
had ever happened
All there ever was… remains.

I went in one end of the canyon
and came out the other.

Toast was a weekly email newsletter that ran from July 2018 to March 2019. All of the pieces from Toast’s run and more can be read in Solo Novo 5/6.

  • Glenna Luschei, Abiding Publisher and Editor Emeritus
  • Benjamin Daniel Lawless, Editor in Chief
  • Tom Harrington, Contributing Editor
  • Rena Ferro, Managing Editor
  • Brian Landis, Photographer and Advisor