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Reason for Hope

I just finished reading Reason for Hope by Jane Goodall. Dr. Jane is one of my heroes and her comittment to fighting for the chimpanzees, for the forests, the environment in general, inspires me daily. If I weren’t ill, I’d want to be … Continue reading

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A Cricket With Important News

Sylvia Plath said: I’d be much happier if I didn’t think. Oh, Sylvia, I, too, at least if I didn’t think of so many foolish things, which scare me. I was just thinking this very thing, when suddenly I heard … Continue reading

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Sunshine Cups/ Sonce v cvetočih skodelicah

From the teapot in the sky Nature’s dear old hand pouring sunshine into the petalled cups Iz nebesnega čajnika draga, stara roka Narave vlije sonce v bele cvetoče skodelice

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New Green Windows

On the south-facing slopes, the spring is already peeking through its new green windows and squinting sleepily into the sun. The sun’s golden fingers are geting longer by the day. They now already reach all the branches and twigs tickling the catkins until … Continue reading

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Nature’s Calligraphy

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The Solace of Nature

As the crickets’ soft autumn hum is to us so are we to the trees as are they to the rocks and the hills. – Gary Snyder I’ve done a lot of crying lately. Most of the time I want … Continue reading

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Through the Mists

Shrouded in mists, the woods after the rain. It smells of mushrooms and heavy black soil, of wet bark. Ferns bejewelled with raindrops brushing against my legs. Drip-drop, drip-drop from the trees, strands of wet hair sticking to my brow. … Continue reading

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