Mary Heather Noble

Mary Heather Noble

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Mary Heather Noble is an environmental scientist, mother, and writer whose work focuses on environmental issues and the intersection of the natural world, family, and place. Her writing has appeared in The Sun, Orion Magazine, and High Desert Journal. Noble is a student of the Stonecoast MFA in Creative Writing Program in Maine, and serves on the Board of Directors to The Nature of Words literary organization in Bend, Oregon. She lives in Bend with her husband and two daughters.

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Winter 2013 Issue

Luffing

Second Prize, 2012 Literal Latte Essay Award.
When I think about my father, the picture that always comes to mind is him standing on the shore of Lake Erie against the distant Cleveland skyline. He watches the wind socks on the pier waving in the breeze, their streamers a rainbow contrast against the blurry city beyond. I imagine in his mind a single perpetual question: Is it going to be a good day for a sail?

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