On the Lives of Trees
An ornithologist reflects on Emily Dickinson’s “You'll know her by her foot.”
A reflection on Marianne Moore’s “The Fish.”
A microbial ecologist reflects on Sylvia Plath’s “Mushrooms.”
The evolutionary biologist reads Robert Frost.
A science historian and English professor discuss how physics and poetry mix.
The former vice president reads the transcendentalist poet—and reminds us of one.
A Harvard medical student describes how he is learning to both treat and heal.
Rafael Campo on finding the humanity in medicine and science.