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Robert Macfarlane
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Robert Macfarlane
Photograph © Bryan Appleyard
Robert Macfarlane is the author of many books on place, people, and nature, including The Old Ways (Viking), The Lost Words (with Jackie Morris; House of Anansi), and most recently Underland (W. W. Norton), which won the 2019 Wainwright Golden Beer Book Prize. In 2017 he was given the E. M. Forster Award for Literature by the American Academy of Arts and Letters.
 

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Vol. 73
Earth Elegies
Fall 2019
Edited by Bradford Morrow

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March 17, 2020
1.

Because he could picture himself curled up on the shelf of the refrigerator between the bread and the light.

2.

Because he stared up at the sprinkler attachment and thought of it as a metal flower.
March 10, 2020
Mears takes your name. As soon as you say it, he speaks it in quick echo, and it is now his and no longer yours. We don’t know what he does with it or what it does for him, but we do know what happens to those he pilfers.
March 3, 2020
All those touched and killed by the night end up floating on sea. Strewn across some other beaches are the stranded bodies of dead kings.