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Look at an Animal – and See a Mirror[1]

Be Sportive as the Fawn[2]

Timid Millipedes Venture a Tango[3]

Joke with Hyænas – Returning their Stare[4]

O Lion – Sing the Human song of the Tooth and Soul[5]

Cattle have hitherto Grazed in a Peace Unbroken by Astonishment[6]

Reserve within thy Kingdom – a Mansion for the Rat![7]

Birds are Singing the Sky into Place[8]

Wolves shall Succeed for Teachers[9]

Hope Dawns with all its Dolphins[10]

[1] Yann Martel, Life of Pi

[2] William Wordsworth, Three Years She Grew in Sun and Shower

[3] Denise Levertov, August Daybreak

[4] Lewis Carroll, The Hunting of the Snark

[5] Paul Celan tr. Nikolai Popov & Heather McHugh, Coincidence Staged

[6] George Eliot, Middlemarch

[7] Emily Dickinson, Papa Above!

[8] Joy Harjo, For Keeps

[9] John Milton, Paradise Lost

[10] Odysseas Elytis tr. Edmund Keeley & Philip Sherrard, Anniversary

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