Headwaters Anthem, a song by Alan Wartes
Alan Wartes is a renaissance man: writer, poet, musician, naturalist, beekeeper, urban farmer, husband, father, Neo Luddite, and countercultural curmudgeon. He also directs New Leaf Gardens, an urban farming program in the Denver area.
The Art of Getting Lost, a poem by Art Goodtimes
Art Goodtimes is a fourth-term County Commissioner in San Miguel County. Goodtimes was the founding poetry editor of Earth First! Journal (1981-1991) and poetry co-editor of Wild Earth (1991-2000). His first book of poetry was Embracing the Earth (1984) and his most recent book is As If the World Really Mattered (2007).
Letter to the Headwaters, by Aaron A. Abeyta
Aaron Abeyta is a Colorado native and professor of English at Adams State College. For his previous collection, Colcha, Abeyta received an American Book Award and the Colorado Book Award. Abeyta is also the recipient of a Colorado Council on the Arts fellowship. He is currently working on a book-length collection of his "Letters to the Headwaters" and selected poetry, with Western Press Books (Western State Colorado University's new press).