Cover Collage: Earth Day Eco-Poetry

April 22, 2016

It's  Earth Day, a chance to do the earth a favour and get a bit introspective about the terrible things we do to it. Then, realizing our introspection is a little muddy and jumbled, we turn to those who introspect best: poets. These nine collections range the gamut of environmental issues – from petro-dependence to Indigenous understandings of land to water pollution to animal migration – and we're happy to extend yesterday's Poem in Your Pocket Day to share these powerful eco-poetry and nature poetry collections with you.

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It's Earth Day, a chance to do the earth a favour and get a bit introspective about the terrible things we do to it. Then, realizing our introspection is a little muddy and jumbled, we turn to those who introspect best: poets. These nine collections range the gamut of environmental issues – from petro-dependence to Indigenous understandings of land to water pollution to animal migration – and we're happy to extend yesterday's Poem in Your Pocket Day to share these powerful eco-poetry and nature poetry collections with you.

Afloat Endangered Hydrocarbons Subduction Zone the trees are still bending south Two O'Clock Creek Caribou Run Garden Decomp Dead Salmon Dialectics

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