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

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Tree Circles In Snow

photograph and text by Daniel Stephens [Camera: Hasselblad 500C/M] [Film: Fuji Peel Apart 3000 ISO] [Captured: March 6, 2013] [Location: Rockport, Maine] It’s late afternoon in Maine; late winter. The overcast sky lends a silver-grey patina to everything beneath it. Across the street is a stand of trees hanging about, rustling amongst themselves, as trees […]

The Sound Of Spring

video, photograph, and text by Polly Saltonstall Hear the sound here Some people think frost heaves are the first sign of spring in Maine. I think spring starts much sooner, when the maple sap runs. There’s nothing quite like the first little rush of cold, sparkly liquid out of a freshly installed spile, and the […]

Advent, Day 25: We Three Trees, And More

Dear readers, Join The Maine for an adventure a day, each day of this advent season — big or small, by land or sea, with friends or solo, in image or word, exuberant or contemplative, real or conceptual. We live in a state of wonder, its wide open spaces anticipating our hope and joy. Today, one last ADVENTure […]

Wooden Bowl

photograph and text by Sharon Kitchens Last summer, Hurricane Irene took out a tree in my front yard. The fire department (I was in New Orleans) used chainsaws to clear the part in the road (it was a big tree). For about a week a large stump sat in my yard along with a couple […]


photographs by Levi Christiansen Levi recently relocated to Maine; in a former life he was a photographer.

Perfume Of The Leaves

text and haiku by Kristen Lindquist With hours left of sunlight and blue sky after work today, my husband and I walked into town. On the way we passed under a huge tree, its boughs hanging down all around us like an umbrella. We realized when we were under this green umbrella that the tree […]

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