Conversations

By Meredith Root-Bernstein, Aarhus University § i. I carry home the shock of green wheat it nods as I walk.   Yesterday we saw the earth-tongues with the moss and snowdrops and last year’s old leaves. We stopped to listen.   It nods as I walk, yes, yes, all the seeds chanting and chanting.   … More Conversations

Poetry in the Anthropocene

By Autumn Sharp, University of Kent § I’ll only ask questions I don’t want to know the answers to “Jupiter’s gravity slings long-period comets out of harm’s way, while nudging some asteroids closer to Earth. And, in 1770, Jupiter took aim on Earth – but missed.”     –Deborah Byrd for EarthSky, Nov 25, 2015 1 There is … More Poetry in the Anthropocene