BY JAN HAAG

POETRY + ESSAYS + MUSIC + TRAVEL + FICTION + TEXTILE ART

INTRODUCTION + HAAG'S BIO





THE FISH

leaping on the wall
in the painted stream

painted fish
the urge to fame and glory

having lept in the stream
having shimmered in the foam

what I learned was this
that the river passes on

the painted fish leaps
forever on the painted wall.









Copyright © 2000 Jan Haag
ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

Jan Haag may be reached via e-mail: jhaag@u.washington.edu




OTHER POEMS ABOUT THE PEOPLE AND LANDSCAPE OF AMERICA

Arizona Desert

Challenger

Cicada

Confidence

Doris, 12/20/97

Dour, 12/12/97

George Coluzzi

The Great God Leshikar

I Am Innuit

Potlatch

McDonald Observatory

Rio Grande

Stonecypher, 10/24/97

10-33*

Two Tomatoes

The Woman Who Had No Necklaces





BY JAN HAAG


POETRY + MUSIC + ESSAYS + TRAVEL + FICTION + TEXTILE ART

INTRODUCTION + HAAG'S BIO



21st CENTURY ART, C.E. - B.C., A Context