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DeaneTR – Whales & Dolphins

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“As sure as whales have secret limbs hidden deep in their flesh” –Steve Toth

ralph_2Makes me think how dolphins and whales might one day create an era like
humans when all life will live or die by the hands of what were once
fins and flippers of whales and dolphins…

Can you imagine the kinda parties dolphins and whales would have if they
built their own cities and governments and machines and enslaved all the
other living beings just like all us humans?

And all the land creatures would be going extinct because the dolphins
kept turning the earth’s land mass into ocean to make lotsa money
selling real estate.

Dolphin-Whale caused erosion based on the real estate speculations of a
trillion dolphins and whales with fingers and thumbs building their
civilization would make the whole world one giant ocean in no time.
I can’t wait…
 

 



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Steve Toth – Cassandra & Coyote

 

Cassandra records her love
poems to nature
She has learned
not to write
but to listen & transcribe
The swamp creatures dance
to the beat of her music
They have such a wild time together
The frightened bird
caught in a hurricane
is found & cared for in her lines
It’s hard to believe how her poetry works
because it bypasses belief
She knows that it’s only
what’s lived that’s real

The vivisectionists have tranquilized
Coyote with their darts
& carried him off
to where he’ll never see the moon again
They can’t wait to dissect & dismember
each tiny piece
They don’t know
the kind of wildness
they’re dealing with
If Coyote can only hold out until morning
That’s when Cassandra
is weaving healing in words

As the dawn is breaking
Coyote is reassembled
Ready to rise & shine
from the dead
wilder than ever
He escapes with the first bird song
as Cassandra records
what she hears faithfully
Most everybody these days doesn’t believe
there’s any power left in poetry
but she keeps working anyway

Steve Toth
July-August 2005 Earth First!

 


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