Category Archives: global warming

Amputation

The Amputee My body misses something it once relied on like a leg extending support perhaps a voice proffering comfort a breeze wafting solace or a welcome shape appearing by surprise, steps away, or as a shadow at the edge … Continue reading

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Access Denied

The Barred Door The door swings shut key bent and broken to mysteries receding at firestorm speed. from the cabin in early September

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East Troublesome Fire

Wildfire Fire cyclone explodes across me: I am harshly bruised. Scorched life fills my senses. Shock blankets me. Does part of me still live? I wake for moments and sleep again. I dream of leaves rustling. I dream of sun’s … Continue reading

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Earth Day 2020

(See photo copyright and usage license information below.) After We Are Gone Will rivers wander ancient routes, nurturing hills and valleys of their youth? Will flowers extend scented tendrils at the sound of bees buzzing? Will the land bless its … Continue reading

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Noticing Global Warming, Before We Knew What It Was

Marie Dressler, as Carlotta in Dinner at Eight (1934), reminiscing about her past life as a super-star of the New York stage, and why she can’t return to live in the city: No, everything’s changed. I couldn’t stand it here.  … Continue reading

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