There are as many shapes, sounds, patterns and disruptions to be explored on the poetic page as there are shapes, sounds and textures in the natural world. The spirals, symmetries, meanders, waves, cracks and tessellations of our environment have always been found in the language of the sonnet, ballad, limerick, haiku and beyond.

Contemporary ecopoets agree that a shift in the climate necessitates a shift in poetic writing. In the last two issues of Resurgence & Ecologist, we introduced readers to some of the writers challenging the status quo of what a poem might look and sound ...


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