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.”
In an important climate poll earlier this year, nearly two-thirds of teachers (65%) said climate teaching is outside their subject area. So, at Poetic Earth Month, we wanted to help teachers find a way to integrate climate into their subject areas in a seamless 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.
“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.
We don’t need to change a thing, except our search engine, if we want to start winning the climate change 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.