excerpted from chapter seven of The Story of My Life, by Helen Keller. The book was first written in 1902 in magazine form, while she was in college, at the age of 22 For a long time I had no regular lessons. Even when I studied most earnestly it seemed […]
Everyone knows how discussions about climate can frequently degenerate. Here are tips on how to successfully talk about climate breakdown.
House on a hill. River down below. And the rains speckling the grass, dots of cold, salt-ocean.
Winter Stars is a mythic tragedy that draws from Celtic lore, to tenderly explore climate breakdown through the relationship of two tussling brothers who, yet, love one another deeply: the Holly King and the Oak King.
Reading poems — need a reason?
Here are 10 short tree poems for every season!
From haiku to free-verse. Covering everything from spring and summer, to autumn and winter poems, all are thoughtful bursts of wonder.
Need a little rest & respite? Try 10 short nature poems to delight! Includes every season: spring poems, summer poems, autumn poems and winter poems. Snow, kale, butterflies and geese — all are delightful gifts of wonder.
Frog and Toad Are Friends is a book with something to teach all ages — in its stories, in its art, and even in its ability to make a little space for peace.
The best things require time. Sometimes it’s hard to reconcile.
The search for a tailor’s awl for an art project becomes a meditation on the intersection of the useful and the beautiful. Buying secondhand isn’t just good for the earth, it’s good for us too.
In this intriguing opening to his book, Per Espen Stoknes reveals that climate science messaging needs a new story—one that seeks not to argue but to awe.
“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.
Today’s writing prompt is based on the poem Drought on the Open Road Write a poem about ordinary needs that sometimes lead us to do or consume what is not natural or good for either us or our natural surroundings. Why don’t people “look up”? In other words, why do they almost blindly do things […]