- One last photo from weekend past hikes. Was raining tulip tree blossoms.
- Tomorrow is Holy Bleggalgazing Day, so links today before they go stale, will add more as they appear.
- Aunt of tiger in human jungle.
- Having bought the executive, legislative, and judicial branches of government, why not launder money buying the motherfucking credentialing industry?
- Today's I.H.M.D.
- Frances has two articles out, first Marx and yinzers, second poor people's Pennsylvania campaign.
- White genocide in my home town!
- Always pee after sex with a merman.
- UPDATE! Someone vouch - I posted the Rukeyser below (because tulip tree) and THEN the Paris Review posted THIS on Rukeyser. Serendipity be blessed.
(Murmurs from the earth of this land)
Murmurs from the earth of this land, from the caves and craters,
from the bowl of darkness. Down watercourses of our
dragon childhood, where we ran barefoot.
We stand as growing women and men. Murmurs come down
where water has not run for sixty years.
Murmurs from the tulip tree and the catalpa, from the ax of
the stars, from the house on fire, ringing of glass; from
the abandoned iron-black mill.
Stars with voices crying like mountain lions over forgotten
Blue directions and a horizon, milky around the cities where the
murmurs are deep enough to penetrate deep rock.
Trapping the lightning-bird, trapping the red central roots.
You know the murmurs. They come from your own throat.
You are the bridges to the city and the blazing food-plant green;
The sun of plants speaks in your voice, and the infinite shells of
A beach of dream before the smoking mirror.
You are close to that surf, and the leaves heated by noon, and
the star-ax, the miner’s glitter walls. The crests of the sea
Are the same strength you wake with, the darkness is the eyes
of children forming for a blaze of sight and soon, soon,
Everywhere your own silence, who drink from the crater, the
nebula, one another, the changes of the soul.