Category: Ecopoetics

variants

LOSS PEQUEÑO GLAZIER / WHITE-FACED BROMELIADS ON 20 HECTARES (AN ITERATION) ecopoetics #2, page 72 Bromeliads is meant to explore subtle changes, like light changing on the tropical gloss of leaves as the sun...

“Exotics”

ecopoetics 2 – fall 2002 EXOTICS Joel Felix and Laura Nash This piece posed a problem for me, and led to a stall. I wanted to skip it. Today I reread it, and suddenly...

dindsenchas

New word! It describes a collection of texts (poetry and prose) from early Irish literature explaining the origins of place names. From Oregon Quarterly article, Oregon’s Epic Estuaries, by Michael Strelow: In twelfth-century Ireland,...

problematic

MARCELLA DURAND / THE ECOLOGY OF POETRY ecopoetics volume 2 I want to quarrel with this essay. I find this commentary on the problematic problematic: However, traditional Nature poetry, à la the human-subject meditating...

stills

MATTHEW COOPERMAN Stills Ecopoetics volume 2, pages 56 and 57 These are called Stills. I’m not sure why, maybe that is a technical term. A loose form, starting with a topic defined in the...

invasions

SEHJAE CHUN / ZEBRA MUSSEL AND BULL FROG ecopoetics, volume 2, page 52 Aliens. And time. I appreciate this poem. The poet draws a comparison between the struggle to remove invasive species and the...