Gathering Hope is a new occasional column that finds the sublime and hopeful in nature. Come see the “Baby Robin” and experience a hopeful moment of awe and delight.
In “Against the Woods’ Dark Trunks,” poet Jack Bedell writes about the land and legends of south Louisiana.
Beekeeper and poet Sara Eddy gives us a rich inside view to life with bees and poetry. She shows us where poetry lives.
Peek in on an evening of poetry and beekeeping talk, with this highlight of the chat during our “Tell the Bees” event with Sara Eddy.
Join us for bees poetry and some beekeeping chat. But, before that, pen your own poem where you tell the bees—or ask them—something.
Celebrate the Earth Song nature poems anthology by penning your own song to or from the earth. Whether mountains, floral majesties, or monarchs, the lyrics are yours to compose.
We continue our 50 States of Generosity series with a focus on Vermont and its maple syrup. Maple is even the state flavor!
Truth, beauty, and science co-exist in magical ways in Tony M. Marzluff’s “In the Company of Crows and Ravens.”
We continue our 50 States of Generosity series with a focus on Florida and its unbelievable falling iguanas.
To read the poems of “The Green Man” by David Russell Mosley is to walk the ancient paths of Nature and faith.
We continue our 50 States of Generosity series with a focus on West Virginia, The Mountain State, where “Mountaineers are Always Free.”
Sometimes our choices come down to nests or mountains. Learn Tess Gallagher’s poem “Choices” By Heart and see which one you choose.
We continue our 50 States of Generosity series with a focus on Washington and its state waterfall: Palouse Falls. Plus a poetry prompt!
We continue our 50 States of Generosity series with a focus on Wyoming and its state fish: the cutthroat trout. Plus a poetry prompt!
Author Callie Feyen takes a dare to write nature poetry, finding inspiration from daredevil Robert Frost.
Join author Megan Willome as she plunges into Ted Chiang’s ‘The Great Silence,’ with a parrot as a guide, just in time for Poetic Earth Month.
What do a country cricket and a musician from Greek mythology have in common? Join author Megan Willome for the Children’s Book Club as she reads ‘A Cricket in Times Square.’
The Shaw Nature Reserve southwest of St. Louis is a place where silence reigns, and good conversations can be had with poets.
Poet Mary Oliver showed us how to employ nature to come to terms with where we come from, and to point to where we might be going.
Join author Megan Willome as she learns Wordsworth’s “I Wandered Lonely As a Cloud” By Heart and considers authorship.