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sometimes you need a binocular to see things in the trees


I stand
next to
the kitchen sink
warm water pours
over achin’
smooth flow
plates ‘n cups
slowly when a movement
catches my eye
‘n wakes me from my reverie.

I see them, two
perhaps it’s
the squirrels
claws scratching bark
as they
sounds like
water rushing
through rocks
my eye settles on two
feathers brown ‘n gray
mimicin’ the bark of the tree.

Surveying from their post
up on the tall pine,
they turn
white tufted feathers
all along their chest
and their eyes
one at time
one on each side.
With a fierce focus
they gather up the world,
one eye at a time,
one eye on each side.

I run
to the
fetch my
stumble up the
tree like
Mr Magoo
unable to
everythings too close
they’ve gone
and lept from limb
and taken to the air


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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