In the wake of her new collection, Away, we reached out to poet Jenna Wysong Filbrun to find out more about her motivations and process.
What Can the Earth’s Crisis Teach Us About Ourselves? David Hinton’s Tao of Ecology
David Hinton on what Taoism can teach us about Deep Ecology and how we can reconnect with our own ancient Paleolithic roots.
Kimberly Phinney – Body of Work
In her poem "Body of Work", Kimberly Phinney laments the distance which has been imposed between us and our earth, spiritually and tangibly.
Why I Write – A Conversation with Kathleen Dean Moore
Author and activist Kathleen Dean Moore on what inspires her, what drives her, and her struggle to write about hope.
Extinction and the Turbulent Forces of Change
Melanie Challenger asks how we can re-associate ourselves with nature and whether a pre-industrial intimacy with the natural world is even possible.
Robert Miner – Flying Kites at Night
A moment of transcendence is captured by Robert Miner in this short and evocative poem inspired by the sight of a group of students flying kites on a quad. The movement from the earth to the sky and the devotional missive of the kites being sent up and disappearing into the darkness come together like a silent prayer or a whispered exchange between mortals and the infinite.