At about latitude 47° 42' 8" N., longitude 122° 19' 22" W., in what is now the city of Seattle, Washington, U.S.A., was once a body of water known as Square Lake, through which flowed Thornton Creek. It is now a parking lot.
The hexagram Shih in the I Ching shows the trigram K'un, or Earth, above K'an, or Water. Shih thus symbolizes the groundwater stored invisibly in the earth, in the same way that power rests, invisible but always ready for use, in the people.
The Square Lake logo was created by Matt Coppins.
Square Lake seeks to print fresh poetry and fiction that challenge assumptions and change the reader. See the editor's letter from our first issue.
Who We Are
Square Lake is published by Square Lake, Inc., a Washington corporation. The people behind it are: