What god or scientific force would put the sun and moon on course to grant us an eclipse? What trick of serendipity would let their┬ásize appear to be a truly perfect fit? On other days, they square with Mars, or some assembly of […]

An eclipse poem

On the eve of the eclipse, she slept with her head downhill, and woke to the sound of woodpeckers chiseling their faces into the forest, and, when she rose to look for them, she found, instead, a green plump grasshopper, which she showed to another camper, through the thin screen of his tent, with a […]