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Agriculture, Place

The Apple Orchard

The Apple Orchard

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Place, Seasons

The Quiet Season

The days are short and cold, and it snowed last Sunday. The tree canopies, now brown, have thinned. The birds have begun migrating southwards — I hear their calls from my room, where I sip coffee — and people in …

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Poetry

The Felled and the Fallen

The Felled and the Fallen

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Agriculture, Climate

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The Cow in the Room

People often avoid the elephant in the room, but it’s time we talk about the cow in the room. She is a ruminant, after all, and can no longer be ignored. Indeed, the room is getting increasingly crowded and stinky. …

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Oceans, Poetry

Eyes

Eyes

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Culture, Energy, Environmental Justice, Fracking, Place

Holy Land

Holy Land

I lived in a small community outside Wheeling, West Virginia for seven months in 2020. New Vrindaban – a spiritual community drawing on Vaisnava Hindu tradition, current population 100 people and 70 cows – was my refuge from COVID-19; a

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