Elemental Long Beach


Illustrations by Tom Scherschel
36 pages
7" x 5.5" single signature with hand sewn binding
Published March 2014

This collection of poems by Laurie Zupan is expertly enhanced by the paintings of Tom Scherschel.


an old friend used to say
questions are more important
than their answers

I write questions because
they are all
I have

not even yesterday's bread
on the kitchen counter
or a half cup of cold coffee
can sustain me

the moonlight spills
on the page
but offers no illumination