March/April 2015

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Audio Slide Show: City Beautiful

Journey to a time when America’s public infrastructure was bold, beautiful, and lasting—built to celebrate our democracy and inspire its citizens by enveloping our public realm in a respectful grandeur worthy Continue reading

Poetry

First Thought, Best Thought

I’m three or four, 
hidden in the branches 
of the cherry tree. 
I don’t ask: how 
did I get here? 
I don’t fear falling. 
The job of the blossom
 is to Continue reading

Poetry

Aran

Wherever you walk on this island 
you strike stone, the erratics 
and karsts of the storm beach 
left here a hundred million years. 
They have cleared what they could,
 blocked them Continue reading