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‘Above all, Haiku practises a fierce and tender attention to the natural world and the place of the human heart and mind within it. “If you would learn the pine, go to the pine,” Basho wrote somewhere’. – Mark Tredinnick
While reading Sharon Dean’s article on haiku as nature writing, the following quote resonated with me … “the more clearly we can focus our attention on the wonders and realities of the universe about us, the less taste we shall … Continue reading
‘Writing of Place:’ Mark Tredinnick, in his anthology A Place on Earth, says, “This literature, which is, at its best, part science and part poetry, and passes on lessons—from the more-than-merely-human world, and from those who live intimately with it—about … Continue reading
‘literary prose whose major inspiration and subject matter is the natural world, not necessarily excluding its significance for humans and/or their interactions with it.’- Guidelines for Wildcare Tasmania Nature Writing Prize.
‘At best, the genre we call nature writing requires a rare mixture of scientist, philosopher, and poet. ‘–Edwin Way Teale in Green Treasury