Monthly Archives: January 2018

Gaza

I was losing myself in the sky reflecting in a puddle, a mirror left by an afternoon shower on the floor of our open-air barn. Mesmerized by the tree branches swaying in the breeze and by the clouds arriving and … Continue reading

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A Horse Named Daisy

I have a horse named Daisy. She came with the name, and was over a year old when I got her so we kept the name. She’s still too young to ride, so I walk her for now twice a … Continue reading

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Some Suggested Books

A Peoples’ History of the United States by Howard Zinn An Indigenous Peoples’ History of the United States by Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz War is a Racket by Gen. Smedley Butler Hiroshima by John Hersey Autobiography of Malcolm X Obedience to Authority … Continue reading

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March For Women

The President isn’t the disease he is but a symptom. The disease is not new, it is not worse now than it was a couple of years ago or a couple of decades ago or a couple of centuries ago. … Continue reading

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Maple

Maple, oh Maple you’re just a little puppy almost shot by a farmer   Maple, oh Maple named by WWOOFers eating pancakes when the farmer grabbed his gun   Maple, oh Maple people think that you’re a girl just because … Continue reading

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Farm Animals

Daisy Girl Daisy Girl she’s always on the go, she’s not a lazy girl eating grass and oats, with the sheep and goats it’s Daisy Girl it’s Daisy Girl   Mrs. Emily Duckinson Mrs. Emily Duckinson waddle, waddle, quack, quack … Continue reading

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And Then I Woke Up

I jumped from the top floor of a skyscraper the other night in my dream there was a crowd of people, a party of some sort, but then I jumped and then I was falling for a while and I … Continue reading

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THIS IS NOT A DRILL

EMERGENCY ALERT BALLISTIC MISSILE THREAT INBOUND TO HAWAII. SEEK IMMEDIATE SHELTER. THIS IS NOT A DRILL. That is the message that I would have received this past Saturday at just past 8 o’clock in the morning if I had a … Continue reading

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We Are All Animals

Last night, a little lamb died in my arms. I had been feeding milk to Ram-butan, our 3 month old ram, with a syringe, because he was too weak to drink from the bottle and his mother had moved on, … Continue reading

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Blame

Trump never bought a bomb Obama never bought a drone Bush never bought a missile, or a vowel. They couldn’t tie their shoes if we didn’t buy the laces.   When bad things happen, don’t blame Trump don’t blame Obama … Continue reading

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