My desire is only this—to die someplace the earth made beautiful all on its own, the way a first-grader makes the morning glory out of construction paper and Elmer’s glue, … Continue reading
The Poetic Reconstruction of a Cornish Gansey, from Sheep to Sea.
He sketched in charcoal
the arch of a shoulder
the movement of a hand
the woman’s head
turned and tilted slightly
toward the man
At any moment, that heron might
slowly unfold its miracle
of flight, and stir the hypnotic tide
of quiet surrounding us
When plague grips a grand city in its pitch and airless
fist, flames bore holes in flesh that the rats sing
Emily E. Schlickman, et al: A case for retreat in the age of fire as wildfires threaten homes in the West
As fire risk rises, is it time to consider managed retreat?
It’s not enough to solely reduce emissions; we must also sequester and store carbon.