Crop Circles

Crop Circles | Window seat at 30,000 feet | 2015

“At this height, Kansas is just a concept, a checkerboard design of wheat and corn

no larger than the foldout section of my neighbor’s travel magazine. At this stage of the journey

I would estimate the distance between myself and my own feelings is roughly the same as the mileage

from Seattle to New York … ”

— From “Reading Moby-Dick at 30,000 Feet,” a 1998 poem by Tony Hoagland.

(I’m on the road this week and am relying on quotes by scientists and authors to complement my photos.)