The Maine
An artful dialogue about the wonders of the state.

Tag: climate

Red-bellied Woodpecker

text and haiku by Kristen Lindquist A poet friend writes, “Haiku is the art of meaning what you don’t say.” My flaw as a haiku poet is I’m too narrative-minded. My impulse as a writer is to tell stories, make the connections between what I’m experiencing and what I’m feeling so the reader can be […]

Vernal Pools: Birthplace of Amphibians

text by Tony Oppersdorff & Joe Gray photographs by Susan Spinney (wood frog) & Tony Oppersdorff (spotted salamander) Vernal pools — from the Latin vernus (spring) and vernare (to flourish) — are very important small bodies of water that fill and recede seasonally and which do not contain fish. They may dry up during the […]

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