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May 2021

News & Notes

What Poetry Can Do

Kathryn Jordan on Writing, Inspiration, and Life after Cancer

April 5, 2021

Then & Now

Feeling connected, struggling to adapt, restoring peace through justice

March 12, 2021

The Life of Saint James

Amy Louise Ouzoonian • March 5, 2021
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The Sun Interview

Hidden Worlds

Merlin Sheldrake On The Unseen Life Around Us

Fungi are decentralized. They’re able to coordinate their behavior without anything resembling a brain. They can connect perception and action without having a special place to do so. The coordination somehow takes place everywhere at once, and also nowhere in particular.

By Mark Leviton
Essays, Memoirs, and True Stories

Small Animals

A few times a year, especially in spring, one of my cats clambers through the flap in the door carrying some fresh dilemma for me.

By Anna Hartford
Essays, Memoirs, and True Stories

The Chicken Equation

To say that the Trump years have taken their toll on our already strained relationship would fall woefully short. It’s like a natural disaster has hit, and I have to keep updating my homeowner’s-insurance claim every time I find more damage.

By Elaine Tosetti
Readers Write


On the phone, at a gas station, in our dreams

By Our Readers