The Ambition of the Animals in Fairyland

"In Fairyland," resumed the lady, as they sat down to the table, "the ambition of the animals is to be eaten by the people; for that is their highest end in that condition. But they are not therefore destroyed. Out of that pot comes something more than the dead fish, you will see." -- George … Continue reading The Ambition of the Animals in Fairyland



I have already brought forth issue;
Like Frost I walk the land given
Providence perhaps, thin as tissue
The skin of this city is riven
By but rumors of violence
By doomsday, the time since
God's curses spoken, have I striven
To do but walk, and walk in silence?