Our favorite environmental writers

April 22 marks the 50th anniversary of Earth Day and, while there’s so much else going on in the world right now, I wanted to take a minute to recognize the writers who make us feel more connected to the natural world and inspire us to protect it. Fiction and poetry are powerful tools in […]

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Cherry blossoms against a blue sky

Eight ways to celebrate National Poetry Month virtually

Spring has come to Columbia, Maryland, and we should all be out enjoying the warmer weather, soaking in the beautiful blossoms that have sprung up around the region, and enjoying the many live events that were scheduled to mark National Poetry Month. Instead, we’re staying inside, maybe going for a safely distant walk every now […]

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Clarinda Harris: Sorcerer’s Apprentice

Clarinda Harris is one of our featured poets in the Summer 2017 issue. She has graciously allowed us to reprint her poem here.  Sorcerer’s Apprentice “I asked for water, boy; you’ve brought me beer.” —Attributed to Mrs. Siddons, ca. 1850 Here comes my man playing man-servant, bringing me a pretty wineglass full of milk. the […]

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