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The DAF blog aims to bring together a variety of voices and perspectives to speak to how we are adapting to disruption and collapse.
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Anthropocene lullaby

A film poem by Janet Lees Janet Lees is a UK-based poet and lens-based artist, and voluntary poetry editor* for the Deep Adaptation Forum blog. In one way or another, all her work touches on what it feels like to be human in these unprecedented times. Her poetry has been published in...

poetry

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Drowned voices

Going to work for me involves crossing a dam that makes up one end of a large, artificial lake. The dam was built nearly 150 years ago, during the Victorian era in Britain, to create a large reservoir. It is considered a masterpiece of engineering and is a major tourist attraction in the area. Over...

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Parachute

by Mark Causey Your parachute did not open. Don’t panic, it does not help. Don’t waste what precious time is left On anger and recrimination. At this point, what does it matter who’s to blame? It won’t change the simple fact that Your parachute did not open. You are flying,...

poetry, resilience

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The face in the moon, by Mimmi

The bird tried to flutter away,Sounded like a flap and a snapThe wolf leaped just in timeTo make it sound like a chase prelude The sensational stories that are woven nowFor the coincidental chase flap and snapA chorus of chirps and quirksNo recording devise for these mortal ones Someone said...

poetry

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Invisiblised Voices

Have you had a chance to explore the DAF website lately? If so, you might have noticed that there’s a new area developing on it: Invisiblised Voices on Collapse. We’re hoping this new content will help to broaden the diversity within our community – but also, and...

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