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On Observation and Imagination
Exploring Galway Kinnell’s poem, “The Gray Heron.”
Does Science Diminish Wonder or Augment It?
Two great poems composed over 200 years apart examine the relationship between reason and imagination.
Death & Rebirth in Forests
On the Lives of Trees
“You’ll Know Her by Her Foot”
An ornithologist reflects on Emily Dickinson’s “You’ll know her by her foot.”
A Natural, Reviving Violence
A reflection on Marianne Moore’s “The Fish.”