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Ringing the Changes

I love the sound of bells ringing out in the air. Highly structured ringing sequences were created by ordinary folk in England in the seventeenth century. Their quest was to perform all the permutations—all the different arrangements possible—of seven bells.…
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True Courses: Starting from Sayre

Found poems from the March 26, 1998, edition of the Dallas Sectional Chart Once, when I was practicing cross-country flights during my pilot’s training, I flew from Salisbury, Maryland, to Lancaster, Pennsylvania. If I was on course,
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Mystic Island

Six miles high and southbound, I watched the New Jersey coastal wetlands unfurling below me, a green carpet decorated with meandering blue threads of tidal creeks. And then a curious apparition slid into view—an alien handprint on the landscape, a…
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from Ford Over

The image / poem / maps that follow are part of Ford Over, published by Noemi Press in 2016. The project is cutup and aggregate and mashup: made of language drawn from the multi­lingual chronicles of explorers who traveled through the land now known as…
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The Voices of Birds

Birds, like people, have dialects. These intonations and manners of communicating can tell listeners where an individual is from, which other birds they associate with, and even what they prefer to eat.
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What’s Your Ecotone?

All of us at Ecotone are dedicated to reimagining place. As the magazine’s tenth-anniversary year began, we asked you, our community, about your ecotones—where you call home, what your favorite piece from Ecotone is, how you imagine your place in the world.