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recitedby Summer Breeze with David Jackson on guitar

Of Gods and Dogs

why does not -- our humane society -- includehumans
there are hungry neglected humans among us
crippled in body and/or spirit

but they are not even humane to dogs
zillions of dogs getting the gas chamber every year
any one that loves dogs can tell them
what a dog would prefer
-- would say --
"Ship me to those cultures who eat dogs
at least they don’t eat me alive."
"Better yet, stop enabling us to reproduce
so many throw aways."

oh throw-a-way-cultures
how easily we discard one toy for the next
pretending happiness --
learn that dreams do come true
even after we give up wanting and turn
to yet another attraction
"be thoughtful of what you wish for"
our elders caution
and William Payton, writing from death row writes
"As individuals WE MUST discover
at some point we are spiritual creatures
designed and destined to learn that
love is the source of all life. If we don’t learn
then we have not achieved the purpose
of our existence."

- Abuela Musica

6 September 1999

animated eagle and moon




notknowing last, we can at least know best

i wish

full moonreflecting

rockingin my sitting chair

to know notelse but love

turkey day

turkey aftermath

firstwe wonder then we wander



wind drumming

thusfaras we have made it

no stonesunquestioned

as one


Ode tothe Walking Wounded

CrackThrough the Looking Glass

It Is Spring Yet?


Almost Spring

Spring Is

April 1st

Real Peace



Without Malice

"Therebut for the grace of God go I" is the Big Lie

OdeTo T.H. Keyes in Jail in Thailand

Navel Mantra

heys you

ifi cry like a motherless child

to Moongate

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