Patricia Clark

  • Viewshed

    A twenty-inch feather with black bars. Stones I’ve picked up. An acorn with its cap beside it like a cup. Chunks of gypsum from a mine I…

  • My Father on a Bicycle

    If you ever saw my father in shorts, you wouldn't forget his stick-thin legs, the knees knobby as windfall dwarf apples. And the only time I…

  • Riverside Ghazal

    Most watery of all the trees, these willows. stand in water. Ice pools around the ankles of willows. A tree's name should reveal its…

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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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CrossFit Versus Yoga: Choose a Side

How a workout becomes a social identity

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In Online Dating, Everyone's a Little Bit Racist

The co-founder of OKCupid shares findings from his analysis of millions of users' data.

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