Thursday, March 22, 2012

How can we not be in complete awe of the natural world?
Our amazement must surely encompass everything from
the dark matter of deep space to the lives of tiny
crabs between grains of sand on the beach.

Friday, March 16, 2012

Perhaps we could accept the peculiar gift of seeing the
world with a hawk's incredible visual acuity, but could

we endure viewing our fellow creatures  solely
as prey ?

Sunday, March 11, 2012

He sat on the cement bench, looking beyond his
bent knees at the fisherman's catch in its
death throes.  An unbearable sight.