What Humanity Can Learn From Plants

On trees, moss, and feeling at a distance

Janice Lee
May 24, 2018 · 13 min read
Art by Maya Erdelyi

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Janice Lee

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Author of Damnation, Reconsolidation, The Sky Isn't Blue. Executive Editor of Entropy. Co-Publisher Civil Coping Mechanisms (The Accomplices) http://janicel.com

Janice Lee

Written by

Author of Damnation, Reconsolidation, The Sky Isn't Blue. Executive Editor of Entropy. Co-Publisher Civil Coping Mechanisms (The Accomplices) http://janicel.com

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What if a writer could write about anything that moved them? The assumption is that this is what writers always do, but the reality is often something different. Often pigeonholed by editors, magazines, and sometimes even themselves, some writers are infrequently given the chance to deviate from their beat. Iranian-American author Porochista Khakpour realized this trend, and OFF BEAT was born - a place for writers to explore topics outside of their typical beat.

What if a writer could write about anything that moved them? The assumption is that this is what writers always do, but the reality is often something different. Often pigeonholed by editors, magazines, and sometimes even themselves, some writers are infrequently given the chance to deviate from their beat. Iranian-American author Porochista Khakpour realized this trend, and OFF BEAT was born - a place for writers to explore topics outside of their typical beat.

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