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an online magazine for readers and writers of nature writing

woman in a park writing in her diary

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.

—Susan Goldsmith Wooldridge in poem crazy: freeing your life with words, Three Rivers Press, 1996. Photo by Valentin Simeonov

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The Waterfall

by Morgan Lindsay

I’ve always had a thing for waterfalls. With a deafening roar, they command attention. It’s as if I should be reflecting on something important when I look upon them, as if some sort of revelation should magically come to me and I’ll have everything figured out. I visited a trail a short drive from my […]

The Tip of This Floweret

by Janice Sina

Mornings are magic here. The whinny of a screech owl, the vibrations of bullfrogs. The garrulous squawk of the blue heron mingling with the wind chimes at the screen door. The song of my wood thrush (mine, you see) and twitters of other songbirds waking into the day. The sun hasn’t come over the ridge […]