Monthly Archives: May 2016

At The Brink Of Night – Poem by Rainer Maria Rilke

  My room and this distance, awake upon the darkening land, are one. I am a string stretched across deep surging resonance. Things are violin bodies full of murmuring darkness, where women’s weeping dreams, where the rancor of whole generations … Continue reading

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“You are forsaken,” say the anemones.

“I have great faith in a seed. Convince me that you have a seed there, and I am prepared to expect wonders.” ― Henry David Thoreau I ought not to be writing this, because academic deadlines are looming. But I’m … Continue reading

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Hay Bluff

Sunlight spins a web on broader shoulders of velvet age and greening consciousness. We are where flocks drift as light snow eddies in uneasy breath; climb a leeward beat, where pitted turf and splits of youngish river twist and rip … Continue reading

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Paleocene-Eocene Thermal Maximum

Around 55.8 million years ago, huge quantities of carbon dioxide were suddenly released into the atmosphere, and temperatures climbed around 5°C. No-one knows exactly why. Vulcanism, wildfires, & feedback loops of methane on the sea-floor released & CO2 from melting … Continue reading

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