NEW MEXICO: The Land of Bombardment Mixed media on paper 26 x 40 inches © Denise Weaver Ross New Mexico is known as the Land of Enchantment because of its culture and geography and amazing skies. It is sometimes affectionately known as the Land of Entrapment because once us creative types come here, we find it hard to leave. But in spite of all it’s beauty and culture, New Mexico was the birthplace of the nuclear bomb and the site of the first test and continues to play a outsized role in the nuclear military industry. And this industry has since its birth put the the people and the environment at risk. Visit https://nukewatch.org/Nuclear-New-Mexico.html to learn more and my friend, Jules Nyquist’s, amazing book of poetry on the subject, available at amazon.com/Atomic-Paradise-Jules-Nyquist/dp/1546863338.