Wednesday, 26 of November of 2014

Paul Richards – What Do You Do For A Living?

EIfert Muir Woods Old Growth Panel

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smash icons
break through compart-
ments
rip apart pigeon holes
erode rationale
undermine generalizations
crack facades
worship sunlight
encourage weeds
love diversity and the
chaos it entails
This is my job

 
 
Paul Richards
August 1, 1989 Earth First!
 
 

Paul Richard’s You Tube Channel contains clips from 22 films by his father Harvey Richards. These clips along with his father’s photos from the 1960’s are featured at the Harvey Richards Media Archive. Also on the channel are several dozen videos Paul has made and continues to make. Make sure you subscribe to Paul’s channel.


Jenny McBride – Waiting While Mountains Purple

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Wolves and ravens... at it again, as they have been forever. Sage sips the dryness from the hillside
Grasses twitch erect
Distant river gargles rocks
Lichen grows orange on stone.
We wait under a half moon while
The heat dispels and mountains
Swell with purple.

What do you bring us?

Lamar Valley sweeps clean
The ticky-tacky tally of centuries.
Bison rumble patiently
With primordial power
In their skeleton mass and wool.
Waiting while mountians purple
We are touched by the flicker
Of starkly wild lives
Clear and raw before our eyes.

lamar-valleyWhat do we want from you?

A glimpse of your society
So rightly afraid of ours;
A look into your knowing eyes
So readily like ours;
To see you moving freely
Along the valley we can only visit,
To see you claiming your game and your land
Feeds the tiny bead of hope that has receded
To our innermost souls as the forest falls.
If we can see a Wyoming wolf tonight
Perhaps we will see the Earth cool down some
Tomorrow.

Mabon Sept-Oct 2007 Earth First!


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