Articles by Rebecca Lawton

Anger

Mizuta Masahide’s famous “storehouse” haiku first came to me when a friend sent a beautiful broadside [...]

Storm

Morning walk on the dry lakebed, before the day’s oppressive heat. Even at dawn, smoke clouds the air. A [...]

Summer

My new home, in the land of open sky and migratory waters. Come visit me at Playa at Summer Lake. Playa [...]

Mistakes

As a river guide, I learned to take feedback from the water itself, sensing what worked when I’d caught [...]

Grief

“Writing is for everyone, like sleeping and eating.” So writes Natalie Goldberg at the start of [...]

List

It’s the little things. Waiting for New Year’s Day. Photograph by Rebecca Lawton. Moonset. The light [...]