Honoring WORLD OCEANS DAY–Alaskan Action
Coastal Poems

Honoring WORLD OCEANS DAY–Alaskan Action

On June 6th, in anticipation of World Oceans Day 2010, Anne Coray and her family gathered to honor the living waters of Qizhjeh Venain (Lake Clark) in Alaska. Below are pictures and sound files of their action. Please click on the poems’s titles to hear the recitation. “Water” by Marjorie Kowalski Cole, read by Anne Coray ~~ “Testimony of … Continue reading

CHANDELEUR SOUND by Marthe Reed
Coastal Poems

CHANDELEUR SOUND by Marthe Reed

Chandeleur Sound A categorical exclusion, birdfoot deltaic lobe sprawling eastward. “No significant adverse impacts are expected”, planned for. A lapse, this: piping plover habitat, brown pelican nursery.  Caspian and Sandwich terns diving against sludge. Catastrophe too “unlikely” no (additional) mitigation measures necessary.  Though urgency obligatory (revenue management), abrogating safety and environmental—  Oil “plume” blanket, mantle … Continue reading