Jesse Nathan

Jesse Nathan is a lecturer in the English Department at UC Berkeley. His poems appear in Paris Review, Yale Review, the Nation, and elsewhere. He grew up in rural Kansas and lives now in San Francisco.

May/June 2022

The Well, Rural Route 1 Box 43

By Jesse Nathan

What wasn’t hidden wasn’t plainly there. Year by year I tracked our well’s steel-capped PVC-pipe headpost leaning vaguely as it disappeared in cedar-shrub, growing palisade, evergreen and tight. I liked […]