Eco-Sampler: A Poetry Collection for the Climate Issue

We loved reading poets' responses to our climate-themed call. Here's a sampler of poems we grouped together that illustrated some of the best submissions we received on thinking and feeling deeply about the politics and poetics of climate catastrophe in Appalachia and beyond. 


~Marianne Worthington, poetry editor

Sean L. Corbin

Gabriel Dunsmith

Kari Gunter-Seymour

Thomas Alan Holmes
Polar Vortex with Bees

Patsy Kisner

Barry Peters
After the Storm 

Nick Smith
Father’s Day, 3022

Larry D. Thacker
I don’t only dream of muddy water

Ann Thornfield-Long
Our Mother's Last Solstice

William Woolfitt
West Virginia in the Later Anthropocene

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