Robert Morgan

  • History

    Where cloudbursts tore a gash. in the shoulder of the ridge, uprooting ferns and hedge, a maple and an ash, a honeysuckle vine. and wires of…

  • 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…

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Photos of New York City, in Motion

A filmmaker animated hundreds of still photographs to create this Big Apple flip book

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The Absurd Psychology of Restaurant Menus

Would people eat healthier if celery was called "cool celery?"

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This Japanese Inn Has Been Open For 1,300 Years

It's one of the oldest family businesses in the world.

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What Happens Inside a Dying Mind?

Science cannot fully explain near-death experiences.

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