Absent For A Bit ....

I am away for a little while working on a few or more episodes for The Adventures of My Space Alien Alter Ego story ... will return (to Earth) soon!

Notice: Blogger has screwed up and lost a bunch of photos out of my blog! They are replaced with a gray silhouette of a human head. I will eventually get them replaced with the correct photo, it may take a while to find and fix everything. So some of my stories don't make much sense without their photos, sorry for the inconvenience.



Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva: Eco-KIDNAPPER

From AP:
Brazil's president said that "gringos" should pay Amazon nations to prevent deforestation, insisting rich Western nations have caused much more past environmental destruction than the loggers and farmers who cut and burn trees in the world's largest tropical rain forest.

President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva made the comments Thursday just before an Amazon summit in which delegates signed a declaration calling for financial help from the industrial world to halt the deforestation that causes global warming.

My Opinion: I think this just makes Lula da Silva basically a greedy eco-kidnapper, trying to hold the Amazon hostage for money. The lungs of the earth belongs to the entire planet. The Amazon should kick the habit and stop 'smoking' itself.

A little while after writing the original piece, I suddenly wondered, isn't the president's last name 'Silva' the Portuguese word for jungle or forest? I checked and the P-word is 'selva' for the E-word 'jungle' and according to one reference selva and silva are related. Then I also remembered a 'Silvan Lake' from my childhood and that the word silvan was an adjective meaning 'forest'. So that ironically makes this story a little sadder, a man who has "of the jungle/forest" as the last part of his very own name, yet he doesn't seem to know how to properly take care of something so precious that has been entrusted to him. Its not the Gringos who are destroying the Amazon, its always been the short sighted economic greed of a few thousand South Americans who are in power and place to do the damage.

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New Blog for My Abstract Art ... Come Visit

Click HERE for the Art of Ernest S B Boston

These are pieces that I have generated mainly using computer art tools. Enjoy !

Something New:

I am also in the process of linking my poetry blog entries together. This project is only partially finished. A "Poetry LINK" at the bottom of the blog entry points to the next older piece of poetry.

First poem in the series of linked poems ....

Turn Gold Out of the Darkness

Turn Gold Out of the Darkness

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These are some of my abstract art pieces. They are available as prints, send me a note if you are interested.

Couch Glow

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Gold As Smoke

Gold As Smoke

Flowing Wood

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