Donald Hall

Donald Hall’s recent books include Unpacking the Boxes: A Memoir of a Life in Poetry (2008) and White Apples and the Taste of Stone: Selected Poems 1946–2006. He lives in New Hampshire.

  • Blue Snow

    Pete Sullivan dropped by: “Your barn needs work, and so do I.” Pete had the eye. To fix old boards with new. And keep the handy knotholes…

  • The Bone Ring

    The summer when I saw the Trylon and Perisphere, I sat on the farm porch with my Great-Uncle Luther. who told me that when he was nine he…

  • Homestead

    GOOSEFEATHERS When I was twelve I sat in the streamliner alone. with a shoebox of sandwiches and deviled eggs. my mother made, and ate…

  • From Willow Temple

    During the day my parents tried to carry on as they always had. I was impressed by the aplomb with which they behaved, "for the child's sake." Their ability to deceive, to be utterly different by day and by night, carved itself into my soul.

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What Happened to the Milky Way?

Light pollution has taken away our ability to see the stars. Can we still save the night sky?

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The Faces of #BlackLivesMatter

Scenes from a recent protest in New York City

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Desegregated, Yet Unequal

A short documentary about the legacy of Boston busing

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Ruth Bader Ginsburg on Life

The Supreme Court justice talks gender equality and marriage.

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Social Media: The Video Game

What if the validation of your peers could "level up" your life?

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The Pentagon's $1.5 Trillion Mistake

The F-35 fighter jet was supposed to do everything. Instead, it can barely do anything.

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