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 Mexico, Rub that smog off the...

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Compassion Here! This Week in SATX

Compassion Here! This Week in SATX

Raul Jimenez Thanksgiving Dinner | #worldkindnessday2017 | What is your church doing for San Antonio’s most vulnerable? | Vigil includes prayers and calls for social justice on gun violence | Valero Grants SAISD $8.4M for College Readiness Program | How Businesses Can Guard Against Workplace Violence, Shootings | Taco Cabana honored with Corporate Social Responsibility Award | Owner of sewage-laden mobile home park indicted | San Antonio non-profit founder awarded for work with sick kids | Business owner raising funds to build new First Baptist Church | Adopted dog bringing comfort to recovering S.A. addicts | Rep. Joaquín Castro Leading Trip to Mexico to Meet With Deported Veterans | San Antonio teen makes artwork to bring attention to David’s Law | H-E-B assists in Sutherland Springs, urges community donations | San Antonio Clubhouse promueve la salud mental | Message To All Texas Black Churches | To my friends, family and all U.S. Virgin Islanders: I’m not giving up on you | Homeless youth in Texas not getting help they need, advocates say | ‘Sandra’s Revolution’: SA immigrant shares story | New Civic Innovation Program to Tackle City’s Tech Issues

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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 honorable surname, which means...

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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. "Dear me," said the little fox,...

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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 for...

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The Wolf and the Goat

The Wolf and the Goat

A wolf went out to look for his breakfast. Up on a steep cliff he saw a goat. "I must have that goat," said the wolf to himself. "But can I reach her?" "My dear friend," said the wolf, "I am afraid you will fall." "Do not be afraid," answered the goat. "But I really...

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Poem: “The Fountain,” by Denise Levertov

Poem: “The Fountain,” by Denise Levertov

Don’t say, don’t say there is no water to solace the dryness at our hearts. I have seen the fountain springing out of the rock wall and you drinking there. And I too before your eyes found footholds and climbed to drink the cool water. The woman of that place, shading...

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Compassion Here! This Week in SATX

Compassion Here! This Week in SATX

S.A. nun a fierce advocate for education, equality | Domestic Violence Permeates Mass Killers’ Identities | SAPD trains officers to deal with mental health situations | San Antonio mosques slam N.Y. terror attack | UNESCO: San Antonio is a Creative City of Gastronomy | San Antonians and visitors alike delight in the Diwali festival, celebrating the culture of India | Council member stops eating to raise money for charity | SA 2030 District Members Build Business Case for Sustainability | Selling Girls: How Bexar County is fighting sex trafficking | Despite financial struggles, Mark’s Outing nourishes the community | Expanded child care center coming to the East Side | Community marches to remember domestic violence victim | Mission area residents respond to encroaching development | CNN to honor San Antonio mom as 2017 Hero on glittery TV special | Needed: a community approach to opioid epidemic | Community says thank you to Texas Burn Survivor Society | ‘Edgewood Cares’ fixes home for family in need | San Antonio athletes bowled over by the competition | Affordable Housing Pilot Launches in District 5 | High school students train guide dogs for visually-impaired | Cop offers mentorship at new West Side boxing gym | Liftfund, community partners launch Westside Edible Garden

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