The Trees

The Trees

The trees are coming into leaf Like something almost being said; The recent buds relax and spread, Their greenness is a kind of grief. Is it that they are born again And we grow old? No, they did too. Their yearly trick of looking new Is written down in rings of...
How it feels to stand among pagodas in Cambodia

How it feels to stand among pagodas in Cambodia

Okay, so this isn’t going to give you the exact feeling of standing where I was, but I wanted to share this 360° visual approximation. To create this I used the Photosphere function that’s a default option on recent versions of Android camera software. To...
anyone lived in a pretty how town

anyone lived in a pretty how town

anyone lived in a pretty how town (with up so floating many bells down) spring summer autumn winter he sang his didn’t he danced his did. Women and men(both little and small) cared for anyone not at all they sowed their isn’t they reaped their same sun moon stars rain...
Make your soul grow

Make your soul grow

Back in 2006, a group of students at Xavier High School in New York City (one of whom, “JT,” submitted this letter) were given an assignment by their English teacher, Ms. Lockwood, that was to test their persuasive writing skills: they were asked to write...