As the leading creative writing journal for UC Merced undergraduate students, The Vernal Pool provides an edited expressive space for the student body to publish original work and an open, accessible venue for audiences to read, appreciate, celebrate and respond. Current issues can now be found at: https://thevernalpool.ucmerced.edu.
Volume 1, Issue 1, 2014
Complete issue of The Vernal Pool, Number One.
Cover and Table of Contents for Issue One of The Vernal Pool.
A series of prose poetry that will open your imagination.
"The Walk on Fifth Street" explores childhood nostalgia as a young pregnant woman reminisces in a familiar area her deceased mother used to take her to.
A series of poems written at UC Merced.
These are poems
Prose describing a man who had a near death experience.