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July 2014 Poems

July 2014 Poems

by Mike Henry July 29, 2014 Poetry

Summer is here in full, which means that many of us are embarking on journeys of various distances and complexities. For most of us, summer is a time of motion, full of sensation; we savor warmth and coolness and embrace breakdown and repair. We’re gliding down rivers and jetting up high in airplanes. And sometimes […]

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May Poems

May Poems

by Mike Henry May 11, 2014 Poetry

Sometimes, as you’re reading a random collection of poems (like editors sometimes do), they begin to coalesce around a singular idea or image, echoing and chiming off one another in surprising and satisfying ways. It’s always inspiring when this happens, and confirms my suspicion that we are somehow more connected than we sometimes think we […]

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Early April Poems

Early April Poems

by Mike Henry April 6, 2014 Poetry

April isn’t necessarily the cruellest month, as T.S. Eliot so famously said. After all, April is National Poetry month, the start of baseball and the NHL playoffs, and the month when the trails finally clear for riding and hiking–though you can still go skiing, if you’re that sort. It’s a month of transition and hope. […]

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February 2014 Poems

February 2014 Poems

by Mike Henry February 17, 2014 Poetry

Welcome to the February selection of poems for Mountain Gazette. It was supposed to the January selection, but tempus fugit for sure. Seems like Labor Day happened just last week. It’s a pleasure to share these poems with you, and I hope you’ll enjoy not only their voices and their wisdom, but the interesting ways […]

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Way of the Mountain #193

Way of the Mountain #193

by Art Goodtimes November 9, 2012 November-December 2012

Elections are over. Time to let go the human drama. And dig into the spirit of place where you live.

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Way of the Mountain: #192

Way of the Mountain: #192

by Art Goodtimes October 2, 2012 October 2012

In celebrating MG’s 40th year of publication, we thought to reach back to one of our most beloved poetry editors

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Way of the Mountain #190

Way of the Mountain #190

by MG Admin July 3, 2012 July 2012

MG #190′s Way of the Mountain, here to satisfy your poetry cravings.

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Adrienne Rich

Way of the Mountain #189

by MG Admin June 4, 2012 June 2012

We lost one of our great American poets this past spring, Adrienne Rich.

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Way of the Mountain #188

Way of the Mountain #188

by Mountain Gazette May 4, 2012 May 2012

Rivers are the lifeblood of the planet, and the sculptors of mountains.

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Way of the Mountain #186

Way of the Mountain #186

by Mountain Gazette February 2, 2012 February - March 2012

I love MG’s Mountain Dog issue. Inter-species friendships, particularly with dogs, cats or horses, assume an importance in rural lives far beyond the concept of pets. They often become an integral member of a family, working partners, familiars whom we come to love deeply and depend on. The mother of my oldest son had a […]

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