by Michaela McCormick USA Ticket office to a garden? Six bucks and it's all yours. The delicate, vibrant blossoms, the imported trees, the swarm of golden carp, and more – until closing time. Someone has done their best to preserve and showcase these treasures of nature. Walking the line between staking a claim and offering … Continue reading Our Nature
It Crushes our Sins
He paid for a mansion, he tarred the garden,/ He turned it into a tennis court...
On Burton Mere
There are things we were not meant to bear:/ the weight of plastic flapping in the hedgerows...
Tipping Point Passed
by W.Haslam, UK Mind Tom, just stay on the path, watch out for holes now, don’t fall. It’s dangerous out in the wind, that’s why they’ve built that great wall. This mute landscape once rang with gulls, burrows jumped with long–eared beasts, these cliffs, bereft of nests, run down to where the sea otter no … Continue reading Tipping Point Passed
Today as I walked,/ the smell of rain/ was not damp earth, ochre,/ but poison: a soft rising/ of rot and pesticide.
In Memory of an Island Species
She had a give name...
Vestigaes of Natural History
My dog and I step outside/ to walk on soil the Sun dried./
Perspectives On A Logging Camp
Any who think trees do not scream/ have not listened to a forest razed.
Sitting on Their Hands
At first we raised the issue,/ but the people in power were dismissive...
Small Island Arc
Ocean/ Eruption/ Volcanic/ Coral/ Limestone/ Millennia/ Black sand/ Pink sand/ Lilting/...