Tuesday, December 04, 2012

Great Regulars: One day, I feel certain, science will confirm

that most animals possess enough signifier-processing ability to provide them with a rudimentary ability to think, and that they can feel a rich range of emotions. Until then, we have the poets--and, of course, ordinary pet-owners everywhere--to remind us of our kinship with those to whom we once supposed ourselves to be the divinely-ordained superiors.

[by Jane Yeh]


from Carol Rumens: The Guardian: Poem of the week: Musk-Ox by Jane Yeh


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