One Poem by John Pass

One Poem
by John Pass

   Finalist : Terrain.org 8th Annual Contest in Poetry   Click button above to hear John Pass read this poem, or click here to download the poem in .mp3 format. A Cheering Stain  &nbs... Read More...

Two Poems
by Christian Wiman

  After a Lecture with My Love      Light, when it goes, goes everywhere at once. The photon that hurtles toward the earth at 186,282 miles a second flashes just as fast away. ... Read More...

Two Poems
by Jess Williard

  Click button above to hear Jess Williard introduce and read this poem, or click here to download the poem in .mp3 format. How It Is   To fully understand gravity we must hear it, I’m told, a... Read More...
One Poem by Susan J. Erickson

One Poem
by Susan J. Erickson

  Click button above to hear Susan J. Erickson read this poem, or click here to download the poem in .mp3 format. Ghazal on a Lyric by Paul Simon   Faith is an island in the setting sun; tru... Read More...

Three Poems
by Sarah Giragosian

  Click button above to hear Sarah Giragosian read this poem, or click here to download the poem in .mp3 format. Thirst Such are the hidden uses of adversity.      -- Aldo Leopol... Read More...

Departures
by Lena Moses-Schmitt

  If we are quiet, we are reminded that it is not us but the world that makes its own electricity.    Before the flight takes off, the young boy next to me pulls from the mouth of his red canvas backp... Read More...

Four Poems
by Anne Haven McDonnell

 Click button above to play audio for this poem, or click here to download the poem in .mp3 format.A Day on Inisheer  What would it be to live on this island of rock, licked by salt and luck, where the wi... Read More...

Two Poems
by Michael Hettich

 Click button above to play audio for this poem, or click here to download the poem in .mp3 format.The Inner Life of Wind  Feathers were plucked from migrating birds by the newfangled winds, so those bird... Read More...

Four Poems
by Eamon Grennan

 Click button above to play audio for this poem, or click here to download the poem in .mp3 format.  Cricket Trees Thunder   What the cricket is saying with its high-pitched fire-alarm cheep             ... Read More...

Re-inhabiting Darkness: A Conversation on Art + Environment
with Paul Bogard and Christopher Cokinos

As the third in a series of cross-posts with the University of Arizona's Institute of the Environment's Proximities, Terrain.org features a conversation between environmental writers and Terrain.org contributors Paul Bogard and Christopher Cokinos. Paul: I remember I was up in Quebec at the Mont Megantic National Park, and one of the folks there said to me that closing off our view of the universe isn’t the worst thing we’re doing environmentally, but it is symbolic of the worst things we’re doing...

Two Poems by Angie Macri

 Click button above to play audio for this excerpt, or click here to download in .mp3 format.Stained Glass  Silver salt stains into amber.Virgin to the north under the zodiac in the rose,we have read your ... Read More...