Poem: “Homework,” by Allen Ginsberg

Poem: “Homework,” by Allen Ginsberg

If I were doing my Laundry I’d wash my dirty Iran I’d throw in my United States, and pour on the Ivory Soap, scrub up Africa, put all the birds and elephants back in the jungle, I’d wash the Amazon river and clean the oily Carib & Gulf of...
Compassion Here! This Week in SATX

Compassion Here! This Week in SATX

Every Wednesday Compassionate San Antonio publishes this weekly new roundup. If you want to get the news as it happens, follow @compassionNET1 on Twitter or search for the hashtag #compassionateSA. Seen on Mayor Ron Nirenberg’s Twitter Feed #worldkindnessday2017...
The Weight of a Sack of Dirt

The Weight of a Sack of Dirt

The Kâdi “‘Abdallah el Mustakìm,” some whose descendants are said to reside at Jaffa at the present day, lived at Baghdad, during the reign of El Mansûr, one of the Caliphs of the dynasty of “Abbâs”; and is alleged to have obtained his...
The Little Fox and the Lion

The Little Fox and the Lion

A little fox ran out to play. Just then a lion came along. “Dear me!” cried the little fox, as he ran behind a tree to hide. “What a dreadful roar! I shall die of fright!” Another day the fox ran out to play. Again the lion came along....
The Tiger and the Frog

The Tiger and the Frog

The tall strong pine is a great help, for with its support the weak vine may climb as high. Tibetan Proverb. ONCE upon a time, in the days when the world was young and all animals understood each other’s languages, an old, old tiger named Tsuden went out hunting...