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slimy creatures who eat the garden and how to deal with them


They chew holes
round but imperfect
they eat in circle

On my window screen
a silver path meanders
like a river

On my porch they cling
to the cool stucco
sometimes I throw
them into the street

hungry, soft shell, watch them, melt

I found a small one
hidden on the coffee bar
I’d taken out to the yard

When I came inside
and washed the tray
felt the small gray
kernel move slowly
saw the tiny horns
and even tinier mouth...

Then I opened the porch door
set the slug on the railing
hoping it could figure out how
to crawl away


from My Skin Craves Soil, released February 21, 2015
written and performed by Weba Garretson & Ralph Gorodetsky.

Illustration by Joe Baiza. Live animations created by Frances Garretson Recorded and mixed by Mark Wheaton at
Catasonic Studios, Echo Park California.
video by Mark Wheaton



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Garretson & Gorodetsky Los Angeles, California

The process for the creation of My Skin Craves Soil, a musical theater piece about experiencing nature within the confines of the city, was fairly simple; co-creators Ralph Gorodetsky and Weba Garretson simply ventured out into Garretson’s back yard in Echo Park, observed things, and then transformed those observations into music….more ... more

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