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The tragic Story of a bird family


We had a nest
in early spring
chirping voices
every morning.

Bright, silvery
quips would ring
in the air
as we drank
our coffee

and watched the mother
fly to the top
of the red bud tree
worm in her mouth.
Then pause
showing herself
against the sky.

in the tangle
of branches
was the nest.

But on the ground
you found a small one
trimmed by a thin
river of ants.

“Still” you say “there are
a lot of birds.”
And it’s true
spring is still here,
and many trees,
and many nests,
and more birds
to come.


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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