Archive for June 24th, 2011

by lizard

May your trails be crooked, winding, lonesome, dangerous, leading to the most amazing view. May your mountains rise into and above the clouds.
—Edward Abbey

Labels kinda suck. I mean, what the hell is a nature poem anyway? To say the poems I’ve selected for this week’s LWPS are nature poems really limits the potential of the poems themselves, and that’s not something I want to do.

The natural world is the unpredictable, inescapable, all-encompassing planetary environment that we as human beings separate and define in order to create the illusion of control where there is none.

That control of nature is ultimately impossible won’t stop the exploitation we all participate in from continuing. With Earth First! looking to conclude their Round River Rendezvous in the Lolo National Forest, I figured a few poems touching on our human relationship to the earth would be nice. Enjoy. Continue Reading »

by jhwygirl

…because it will happen.

by jhwygirl

Seems the Billings School District 2 Superintendent Keith Beeman has figured out a way.

The Billings Gazette reports Beeman sent an email to trustees on June 18 requesting one-on-one meetings to present information “we are not ready to share with the public.”

One-on-one meetings.

It’s almost like something out of News of the Weird.

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