Robert Morgan

  • Noble Metals

    The metals we call noble won’t. combine with other elements, don’t interact with water, air. Of course that means they don’t…

  • Ancient Script

    The crows in fields of snowy drifts. resemble black cuneiform, perhaps a poem from the time. of Sumer or Akkad, a song. of winter’s…

  • Aspen Song

    The sound of water in the air. cools even summer sunlight, as though the upland pasture. remembers oceans at this height. when even dirt and…

  • Maple Gall

    What looks at first like rotten fruit, hung round the maple’s slender trunk, we know’s a tortured cluster of. malignancies where cells grow…

  • Ironweed

    There is a shade of purple in. this flower near summer’s end that makes. you proud to be alive in such. a world, and thrilled to know the…

  • Fern Glade

    As wind stirs through an opening in woods, green feathers long as plumes on peacocks write.in pools of sunlight from the canopy. And what they…

  • October Crossing

    The woolly bears go cross the road, their backs of orange and black a sign. of winter’s length and strength to come. They inch across the lanes…

  • Squirt Gun

    Hear the author read this poem (in RealAudio) The orange see-through plastic makes. the gun at first appear red-hot. But water in the grip is…

  • GIRDLING

    Quicker than the felling of trees, a single ringing of the bark. above ground opened a wild grove. the first summer of settlement. As buds dried…

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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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