Category: Ecopoetics

disembodied

SHERRY BRENNAN / FROM WINTER POEMS ecopoetics, volume 2, page 44 Mysteriousness. I read this poem several times – four or five times? Several sections opened to me. The cow whose name shall be...

Charles Bell 1916-2010

Having second nudges toward Charles Bell. Googled. Found this. He died on Christmas Day 2010, in Belgrade Maine. RIP. I am sorry to report that Charles Bell just passed away, on Christmas Day. He...

ekopoetix praktis

I’m stalled in ecopoetics volume 2. I’m not sure if I’ll continue with the project. Maybe. What else is sustainability about? I liked Humberto Ak’abal, the first poet. Sometime later I found this Mapuche...

ch’ik ch’ik ch’ik

Humberto Ak’abal a K’iche’ Maya poet from Momostenango, Guatemala ecopoetics volume 2 Encountering K’iche’ Reading the first poem, I thought “bird noises” because of the repetition. Although I’ve never thought of it this way,...

leaves and twigs

CECILIA VICUÑA / SPRING EQUINOX INTERVIEW (3/20/2001) ecopoetics, volume 1, pp 112-126 DIstilling two thoughts from this interview, or maybe three, about the practice of poetry, and the uses of poetry. Exchange of energy....

unraveling

CECILIA VICUÑA, coTTon shirT ecopoetics vol 1, page 111 Illuminating this poem are these words from the interview that follows: JS: I was amazed to learn in reading Unraveling Words and the Weaving of...