Category Archives: Life with Animals

Palabras/Words: Poems in Spanish Translated to English #5

  by Federico Garcia Lorca translated by Robert Bly

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2 More Spring Poems

Territory Birds are pissed off, All day long alarming boundaries, Flashing colors, Screaming dawn til dusk.  chill is out. Babies need breakfast. Thoughts invaded.   ________________ Dream Spring There were always these Soft motions Toward swaying Tenderly underwater a breeze Filmy … Continue reading

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February Dreams Part II

2/9/2014 Was it a deer or a horse? It did not matter; I had to cut it’s forelegs off just above the hooves with garden loppers. The large animal flopped to the ground and began writhing about with no hooves … Continue reading

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What baboons and Hannah Arendt can teach us about human behavior that could save us from ourselves

If I had control over the curriculum of high schools in the U.S., two videos, the 2012 film Hannah Arendt and the documentary “Stress,The portrait of a Killer”, would be shown in a course all students would have to take called … Continue reading

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Chickens in the Yard

           

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Understanding The Neighbors, Human and Otherwise

I am living in my art studio. Things that I made hang about, and make music as I move around. Just behind my little room is a pen where two goats and many chickens live. They sing to me about … Continue reading

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May Travels Like a Poem Through Me/ Journal Entries from May 2012: Part 1

5/1 Dream Scenes: I I skateboard up the hill past families slowly walking up in the twilight from the Van’s market car-less parking lot where two ghost, one tall and one small, stand faintly glowing. A thin, brown faced woman … Continue reading

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