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an online magazine for readers and writers of nature writing

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Nature writing is born out of love, respect, and awe. It finds its subject during days of close observation of the natural world. It finds its voice in the relationship with nature developed during those days.

--Ann Zwinger, Wind in the Rock, Harper and Row, 1978

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Nature’s Flowing Force

Pine needles crunch under my sneakers as I make my way up the steep slope. Their fresh earthy scent strengthens as I go deeper and deeper into the woods. It’s hard to maintain balance as we go further off the trail; rough tree bark aids me in preventing myself from toppling over. Beads of sweat […]


Winter and spring are playing at the back edge of February. Brave tips of skunk cabbage emerge in a soggy pocket of sun-drenched moss behind the stone wall. Resilience flows through the roots that held fast under snowpack and leaf litter all winter, waiting. White caps dance on the river and naked branches etch the […]

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