Category: Noted

Never Forget How to Live Young

Originally shared at a poetry night at the Garner Performing Arts Center, this poem by Imani Horton, known as ImonyLowd, challenges us to live freely.

Poem of the Month: Snap the Whip by Millard Dunn

By Millard Dunn | Illustration By Winslow Homer (1872) You know the game: everybodyruns hard as they can, holding hands,and then the boy on the near endsuddenly stops, sets his feet hardagainst the ground, and the othersswing, like a gate…

Into the New by Frances Mayes

Under the Tuscan Sun author Frances Mayes shared this essay for our reading issue, themed Brave Under the Tuscan Sun author Frances Mayes shared this essay for our reading issue, themed Brave New World.

Torch Bearer: The Legacy of Anna Cooper

Anna Cooper has serendipitously appeared to me in many forms — and her life’s story is a gift that I will gladly pay forward.

Miss Mully’s Garden

My landscape may be unfinished — but what in life is not?

The Death of a Green Dragon

A gardener’s fondness for his Japanese maple becomes a bittersweet reminder of life’s impermanence.

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