.I am OUT.
.I am OUT.
I am in class learning about the current issues connected to Indigenous Enviornmental Studies and I couldn’t help myself from laughing at HEAVY METALS in our soil deposited by MEGA DAMS.
I know… I am awful.
I’ve decided someone needs to start an Eco-Metal band called MEGA DAM.
Start a band with me or steal my idea and show me what you do with it.* This is me being super-serious.
* better give me cred, yo.
Erasure poetry is super-easy and really fun to do! I find it helps when I have writer’s block because the words are already there, I just need to make them something new.
by Cathy Casper
erased by Arisetotrash
now a halo hug s the moon, and the earth hugs
the moon to her side b
the mountains hug the mesas holding them close to the river
while the mesa hugs the valley close about the town
and the deer who can’t hug, touch muzzles
chickadees hug plum tree
ra nc hes between their tiny feet k [.]
as you will hug me when I open the door
of all the ways to hold close, I treasure this four-armed hug
but when you go, and hugs turn into waves, we need not feel alone
nows [T] that the Earth will hold her forever in their turning aware [,]
so, hold this
ness in your heart always in the middle of a hug
This is what In the Middle of a Hug became after I remove what I erased. For my youngest cousin:
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