Sara Teasdale can let go of the world’s loud wonders and wars, but she never wants to lose the beautiful jewelweed, laced in silver rain.
Earth Song Ecopoetry Is Here!
The world of ecopoetry welcomes an inspiring collection. Earth Song brings together diverse voices, past and present, from across the globe.
art gallery: the whimsy of the chickadee
Visit the Poetic Earth Month “art gallery” and experience the soul-satisfying whimsy of the black-capped chickadee.
An ethereal poem about the connectedness of past and present, as “Ghosts [thread] space between animals” and “float between silence and static.”
Announcing “Earth to Poetry”—A Poetic Climate Resource
We wanted to help teachers find a way to integrate climate into their subject areas in a poetic fashion. The result? Earth to Poetry.
“What holds up the sky holds each one of us, too—” says the poem “Indwelling,” by Scott Edward Anderson. Then we go on to impact the sky, “causing little inversions.”
A poem about searching for sea glass and celebrating a love that lasts.
Day 30: The Making of a Poet & A Poet’s Makings
Today’s writing prompt is based on an excerpt of “Neruda’s Memoirs” Whenever we face challenges, we have the privilege of framing them in words—words that express our hopes, our losses, our dreams; words that transform our personal vision or the world’s. These words can become a source of sustenance and discovery, for the sometimes long […]
“Neruda said the closest thing to poetry is a loaf of bread or a ceramic dish or a piece of wood lovingly carved…” Enjoy this poem that will teach you about Neruda and inspire you to try on his style.
What Can We Do Today?—Plant a Tree Without Lifting a Shovel
We don’t need to change a thing, except our search engine, to start winning the climate game by just doing what we do every day anyway.
Climate breakdown has implications at every level of life. This poem chronicles the effects on polar bears, through the lens of one sorrowful discovery.
As the Deer
“We owe it to each other to share what white tail already know” says this poem that can give us a “together” way forward in the climate breakdown challenge.