How to Kill a Cockroach & Limerick for Loxolophus by Jay Artemis Hull

How to Kill a Cockroach & Limerick for Loxolophus - by Jay Artemis Hull In the mid-1800s, a beluga skeleton was dug up, near Charlotte, Vermont. This was a source of wonder for the locals, and quickly became an attraction at the State House. Julia Pepper wrote this poem in honour of the whale. Guest artwork by Katrin Emery.

The Sandstone Bird by Edward Hitchcock

The Sandstone Bird - by Edward Hitchcock After publishing a scientific description of the dinosaur trackways of the Conneticut Valley, Edward Hitchcock also submitted an accompanying poem based on his research. The publisher declined to print it however, so Edward submitted to the literary magazine, The Knickerbocker, under the pseudonym "Poetaster" instead. Guest artwork by October Seagrave.