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A Public Sphere for Poetry, Politics, and Nature

Sandra McPherson: Far Away in Time, the Senses Return to Me as I Identify with That Tree

The way the lightning-split
willow was tugged,
wandy and half still alive,
It refused to uncork.

September 20, 2019 · Leave a comment

Eric Holthaus: Up in Smoke

Trees are dying at unprecedented rates. Can we rethink conservation before it’s too late? Each year, the Earth’s trees suck more than a hundred billion tons of carbon dioxide from … Continue reading

March 16, 2018 · Leave a comment

Video: Lucille Clifton reads “Come Celebrate with Me” and “The Killing of the Trees”

Lucille Clifton (1936–2010) reads “Come Celebrate with Me” and “The Killing of the Trees.”  These are the first two of 108 videos of Clifton available sequentially on YouTube. .

June 26, 2015 · Leave a comment

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