Magazine. Poetry. Art. Fiction. Essays. Edited by giovanni singleton. This issue addresses the theme "nature: human and other." Cover art by Jay DeFeo. Features in clude commentary on hurricane Katrina, drawings by noted artist Clarence Morgan, new work by Colleen J. McElroy, and an excerpt from Will Alexander's "Water on New Mars". Additional contributors include Carmen R. Gillespie, Latasha N. Nevada Diggs, Tiffany Higgins, Sharan Strange, Arnold J. Kemp, George Albon, L. Teresa Church, Brenda Hillman, Ronaldo V. Wilson, Elibeth Robinson, M. Nzadi Keita, Christopher Sindt, Maria Mami Turnmeyer, Forrest Hamer, Gloria Frym, Stephanie Rioux, Sean Hill, Roxane Beth Johnson, Mary Burger, Cynthia Parker-Ohene, Jacob I. Evans, Amarnath Ravva, and Norman Fischer.