This brings me back where I began: poets are artists of the intentional; they are artists using signs that point to things
" I wasn't going to allow her to be food."
This week, The New York Times published a comprehensive investigation into deplorable animal treatment at the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Meat Animal Research Center (USMARC). It's appalling that such activities -- conducted with the goal of helping a private-sector industry turn a higher profit -- are subsidized by U.S. taxpayers.
Little lambs: "Do-re-maaaaa."
Livestock farmers, no matter what kind -- from the largest, most cynical, and inhumane factory farmers to the smallest, seemingly most ethical pasture-based farmers -- traffic in death. It is death that is our aim, our purpose. Death is the end. Life is the means. Money the reward.
WHY: WHAT: Silente - The Inner Dialogue WHO: Karen Wilberding Diefenbach For a long time my painting and sculpture have been