10 Poems in Honor of Earth Day

Kudos to everyone who made it out to March for Science in this less-than-ideal weather in NYC. While it’s uplifting to see crowds unified behind a common cause, it’s scary to think that such measures need to be taken to convince powerful people that climate change is a very real, very urgent problem.

So in honor of Earth Day, I’m sharing ten poems about nature that have stayed with me over the years.

  1. “O sweet spontaneous earth” by e.e. cummings
  2. “Trees” by Joyce Kilmer
  3. “The Leaving” by Brigit Pegeen Kelly
  4. “The Blessing” by James Wright
  5. “At Bay” by Carl Phillips
  6. “October” by Louise Glück
  7. “Will there really be a morning?” by Emily Dickinson
  8. “Digging” by Seamus Heaney
  9. “The Fish” by Elizabeth Bishop
  10. “My Heart Leaps Up” by William Wordsworth

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