By Diane di Prima

Loba is a visionary epic quest for the reintegration of the femimine, hailed through many because the nice woman counterpart to Allen Ginsberg's Howl while the 1st part seemed in 1978. Now released for the 1st time in its accomplished shape with new fabric, Loba, "she-wolf" in Spanish explores the barren region on the middle of expertise, in the course of the archetype of the wolf goddess, elemental image of whole self-acceptance.

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Speak a word or two : stole that pretty nest From Not ! ; bow-wow would not be so mean, Coo-coo I I said the dog, Robin Redbreast little I, said the sheep would not treat a ; ? oh, no, poor bird so; I gave the wool the nest to line, But the nest was none of mine. Baa baa ! said the sheep ! ; oh, no! I V wouldn't treat a poor bird Caw caw ! I ! cried the crow, should like to What thief took know away A bird's-nest to-day. so. WHO STOLE THE Chuck chuck ! me Don't ask again ; haven't a chick Why, Would do I We all And said the hen, !

Name, For shame cry ! boy hung down little ! his head, And went and hid behind the bed; For he From stole that pretty nest Robin Redbreast little And he He did felt so full not like to of tell ; shame his name. EIRD'S-NEST? " 56 THERE WAS A JOLLY MILLER. There was a jolly miller Lived on the river Dee He And lark so blithe as he. this the burden of his song For ever used I : worked and sang from morn No care for 57 to be nobody no ! Since nobody cares for me. not I, till night, DICKERY, DICKERY, DARE.

Not said the dog, I, bow-wow I wouldn't be so mean, I gave some I ! vow. hairs the nest to make, But the nest Not I I, did not take Let me Who coo-coo ! I ! vow. coo-coo ! speak a word or two : stole that pretty nest From Not ! ; bow-wow would not be so mean, Coo-coo I I said the dog, Robin Redbreast little I, said the sheep would not treat a ; ? oh, no, poor bird so; I gave the wool the nest to line, But the nest was none of mine. Baa baa ! said the sheep ! ; oh, no! I V wouldn't treat a poor bird Caw caw !

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