Camille Dungy writes about environmental writing

“If an author chooses not to engage with what we often call the natural world, that very disengagement makes a statement about the author’s relationship with her environment; even indifference to the environment directly affects the world about which a writer might purport to be indifferent. ”

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Check Out Camille’s New Poem

When I die, I hope they talk about me

 

like they talk about the recently dead

president who oversaw the bombing

of countless children. Headlines today recall

his beloved three-year-old girl,

who he apparently hopes to meet

when he gets to heaven. . .

[ Read more at The Rumpus]