Culture

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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Oceans, Poetry

Eyes

Eyes

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Culture, Human Landscape, Place, Poetry, Poetry, Uncategorized

Beyond This Room

Sure Thing

It is that with which the wind blows

And the snowflakes carry from the skies

The mountains echo in their deep crevasses

The sky possesses  in her blue, graceful expanse

The child has in her smile

The earth …

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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

by × May 30, 2021 × 0 comments