You dream you sleep beneath a sheet of sleet,
awaken, all perspiration, to find ...
Waukegan Harbor with its view of Zion
nuclear plant and coast littered
with dead alewives ...
Now I seem to be a patch of modest lichen
growing in April on the east side
of a maple tree so the sun will kiss me ...
Wake is a new journal focused on work that evokes the broad culture of the Great Lakes. We are looking for a variety of articles on Great Lakes subjects, and we are open for submissions now. Please read our mission statement and submission guidelines for details, and check back often as we continue to add content.
Wake is a publication of Grand Valley State University.