Wail Dance - to dance at the grave

Wail Dance is a collection of poetry, films, and performances.

Following is one of the poems included in a collection (WIP).

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Any claim, through force or deceit,

eventually destroys itself.

 

"Satao would have been just another poaching statistic, but for his tusks.

When he died, he had possibly the largest tusks in the world."

- Mark Deeble / 'Satao - the enigma' May 2015

Opening verse, False Sun and poem, Knock On My Door (2014) written & voiced by Megan Hollingsworth / waildance.com with end quote from Britt-Mari Näsström translation of 'Torvisan in Freyja' song: Only One of Us Here Vocals: Clare Hedin, Teri Hitt, Corrine Champigny and Eddi Kenny Shruti: Clare Hedin recorded by Brian Hardin soundcloud.com/clarehedin/only-one-of-us-here photos: Abstract Field ©Tom Murphy / tmurphywild.com Tuskers (except Satao) ©2015 Bruce Reynolds / wildworksphotography.com Satao © Mark Deeble & Victoria Stone / https://markdeeble.wordpress.com/2014/06/15/satao-a-legend-2/ Carcass Images from Ushirikiano (2011) by Chris Jordan / http://chrisjordan.com/gallery/ushirikiano/#CF002265 footage: Freyja’s Waltz (2015) performed by Megan Hollingsworth camera, Thayne Ulschmid directed and edited by Megan Hollingsworth 2016 ex·tinc·tion wit·ness all rights respected www.extinctionwitness.org