Henri Cole

  • Immortal

    With the press of a button, she appears out. of darkness, sitting. with one ankle. over the other, in a woven dress. and sandals, …

  • Pig

    Poor patient pig—trying to keep his balance, that’s all, upright on a flatbed ahead of me, somewhere between Pennsylvania and Ohio, enjoying…

  • Hens

    It’s good for the ego, when I call and they come. running, squawking and clucking, because it’s feedtime, and once again I can’t resist…

  • Quai Aux Fleurs

    I want to just keep on smearing butter. & jam on toast with a blunt knife. and licking foam from my espresso cup, while listening to Lizzy…

  • Birthday

    Hear the author read this poem (in RealAudio) When I was a boy, we called it punishment.to be locked up in a room. God's apparent.abdication…

  • Dead Wren

    Opening your little gothic wings. on my whitewashed chest of drawers, I almost fear you, as if today were my funeral. Moment by moment, enzymes…

  • Landscape With Deer and Figure

    If you listen, you can hear them chewing. before you see them standing or sitting - with slim legs and branching antlers - eating together like…

  • Childlessness

    For many years I wanted a child. though I knew it would only illuminate life. for a time, like a star on a tree; I believed. that happiness would…

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Why Do People Love Times Square?

A filmmaker asks New Yorkers and tourists about the allure of Broadway's iconic plaza

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A Time-Lapse of Alaska's Northern Lights

The beauty of aurora borealis, as seen from America's last frontier

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What Do You Wish You Learned in College?

Ivy League academics reveal their undergrad regrets

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Famous Movies, Reimagined

From Apocalypse Now to The Lord of the Rings, this clever video puts a new spin on Hollywood's greatest hits.

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What Is a City?

Cities are like nothing else on Earth.

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