On this Earth, they’re all living animals. The only difference between human and the other animals is that by the human there are bad animals and good animals… nothing else!
Have you seen the little piggies
Crawling in the dirt
And for all the little piggies
Life is getting worse
Always having dirt to play around in.
Have you seen the bigger piggies
In their starched white shirts
You will find the bigger piggies
Stirring up the dirt
Always have clean shirts to play around in.
In their styes with all their backing
They don’t care what goes on around
In their eyes there’s something lacking
What they need’s a damn good whacking.
Everywhere there’s lots of piggies
Living piggy lives
You can see them out for dinner
With their piggy wives
Clutching forks and knives to eat their bacon.
Songwriters: George Harrison
Piggies lyrics © The Bicycle Music Company
Saturday, December 8, 2018
Image courtesy Dan Antion
When I was ready to publish Atonement in Bloom, blogger extraordinaire Dan Antion did the first ever (as far as we know) fictional Thursday Doors post. He used doors and buildings from his part of the country that made him think of my quirky fantasy town in Tennessee.
Recently, with the photos Dan posted for Thursday Doors, he shared more of the images he considered for that Atonement promo post. Among those photos was an old barn that reminded me of a scene from Atonement in Bloom. Dan gave me permission to use it here. So, I decided to share another snippet from my latest novel.
Based on my blog posts, anyone might think my Atonement novels are all about animals. However, the core of the story is an everyday person whose plate is full with a real world that…
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