Since I quit regularly checking my Facebook page, it seems the algorithm overlords have filled in the empty space on my timeline with a huge number of animal rescue videos (and also videos of machines reducing the manual labor required … the rest “Oiled Wildlife Care Network”
My name is Nemonte Nenquimo. I am a Waorani woman, a mother, and a leader of my people. The Amazon rainforest is my home. I am writing you this letter because the fires are raging still. Because the corporations are
I’ve mentioned Nanao Sakaki before and I continue to enjoy reading his work.
This collection of poems is one I’ve been looking for for a while. I finally found a reasonably priced new copy on AbeBooks.com.
“I love you” feels the darkening window dummy’s rough powder-snow mixed with a white wink, passing under seven-waterfalled-breast with—in the night—the spreading sound of all-or-nothing rapids, following charred rockskin scarring fingertips, Mary’s lover leads a suffering ass and opening tobacco-reeking fly YAHOO!
—from Bellyfulls, Part 1, How to Live on the Planet Earth, Nanao Sakaki
I took Marilyn Jane to a place she likes to eat called Hawaiian Bros. They specialize in different flavors of marinated chicken. We ate about six chickens between us I think.
It was my first trip out to a restaurant in almost seven months. The place looks like it used to be a car dealership, but that allows for diners to be spaced quite a distance from each other.
I’m past the point where I should have made some decisions about my meat consumption and how I’m going to participate in the climate change economy, but it was a wonderful moment of semi-normalcy with her.
Seaver won the National League (NL)’s Rookie of the Year Award in 1967, and won three NL Cy Young Awards as the league’s best pitcher. He is a 12-time All-Star. Seaver is the Mets’ all-time leader in wins, … the rest “Tom Seaver (1944-2020)”
He told me he overwintered twice in the Arctic, alone in a tent. When I asked if the solitude and elemental isolation got to him he seemed unfazed and instead described the privilege of being able to observe such a