Tag Archives: farm

We Can’t Eat Money

What if today’s youth were taught to become farmers rather than bankers?

Posted in farm, farmers, farming, farms, food, haiku, poem, Poetry, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , ,

Birds

The other day, I sat in silence watching the birds play and listening to them sing and each time one would leave it would bring a few more as it returned and I thought it was a bird party until … Continue reading

Posted in birds, farm, farming, poem, Poetry, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , ,

Dogs Of War

Once in a while our dog Pali will find a deer bone or antler and she’ll be so proud, slobbering all over herself and everything else just chomping away without a care in the world and she’ll be content and … Continue reading

Posted in animals, dogs, education, farm, farming, love, poem, Poetry, Uncategorized, writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , ,

When Pigs Cry

The pigs have begun to cry now at the sight of the lambs being devoured by the predators but what about the sheep what about the cows what about all those goats and the horses the cats and the dogs … Continue reading

Posted in america, american dream, farm, farming, Gaza, greed, history, horses, human rights, Iraq, poem, Poetry, poverty, racism, refugees, refugees welcome, Sheep, solidarity, Syria, Uncategorized, Vietnam, violence, war, white privilege | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

They Ate Weeds

When the goats escaped they walked right past the garden, an abundance of delicious leafy-green vegetables to eat weeds.   It’s not the fence that truly confines them.   I won’t test this theory though.   I immediately led them … Continue reading

Posted in animals, farm, farming, goats, poem, Poetry, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , ,

Elegy For Fluffy

Stop this senseless violence strong against weak rich against poor this dog-eat-chicken world I can’t take any more a lot of good chickens have been eaten for fun but the dogs just keep smiling knowing not what they’ve done tried … Continue reading

Posted in animals, birds, chickens, collateral damage, dogs, empathy, family, farm, farming, humanity, life, murder, pets, poem, Poetry, Uncategorized, violence, war tax resistance, writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

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

Posted in animals, cats, farming, farms, Gaza, kittens, poem, Poetry, rain, reflection, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , ,