- Chana Bloch at Mills College
—Scholar, poet, teacher
She was talkingto her Godas she crossedthe campus—dark cloud of electric hair,a storm in her eyes
she tilted her headsparking meas I passed
then returnedher gazeto an inner arkthe intricate pairing
the scuffing of hooveson the deck. [End Page 75]
Wendy Patrice Williams is the author of a collection of poems, In Chaparral: Life on the Georgetown Divide, California (Cold River Press, 2016), and two chapbooks, Some New Forgetting (Rattlesnake Press, 2008) and Bayley House Bard (Friends of Bayley House, 2008). Wendy earned her MFA from Mills College, where Chana Bloch was her creative writing advisor, and teaches writing at Folsom Lake College in California.