This October, my partner and I had a few days of particularly good birding in southeast Arizona. Parker wrote up a trip report of his blog, Birds Make Sound. His post also features some of my photos from the trip.
New words up today on Essay Daily!
…I had been working on an essay about fragments: fragments of bone, fragments of light, and what the space between these fragments can embody. I’m learning to pay attention to these spaces. A lot can happen in the subtext, in the distance between things, in the space of what is left out, in the time between December 21st and March 16th…
Two poems up now in the latest issue of Minding Nature, a publication from the Center for Humans & Nature.
LUNAR ECLIPSE OFF EXIT 88
Somewhere in Oklahoma,
speeding through scrubby darkness,
we pulled off the highway on Exit 88…
WHAT GOULD’S MAGPIE HAS STOLEN
For its feathers, the prism of light
that broke its blacks into iridescence…
Published this month in Entropy‘s “The Birds” series
ODE TO A ROCK DOVE
…And of course it was a pigeon—
dirty dirty bird—
what they will,
you wish the authorities
would restore its name to dove…