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The Earth in Her Movements

Their emotions raged like wildfires. Their passions rumbled like earthquakes. Their fears echoed like windblown whispers through the valleys.

They whirled in their orbits, teasing each other, admiring one another’s moons, coming close and then dancing away, all the while singing to themselves, “She loves me; she loves me not.”


Claude and Clod watched as the farmer scraped the floors of the barn with the tractor and pushed the manure into a pit.

“He looks sick,” mooed Claude. “Think his milk has gone sour?”

“Don’t try to assign a cow’s traits to a human,” mooed Clod. “That’s just plain foolishness.”