HIPPO proposes … Unmentionables

February 8, 2024 greenzine 0

Translated from the HIPPO by Patricia Remy Sometimes I don’t sleep very well. That happened yesterday. It was not the beautiful half-moon which kept me awake; hippos graze during the night. I love to see the moonlight refracted off the dew-bespeckled blades of grass. No, it was my daytime reverie, […]

HIPPO Ponders

December 18, 2023 greenzine 0

Translated from the HIPPO by PATRICA REMY Don’t dare dismiss me as a dumb animal or just another pretty face. I have something to say to you humans. I’m not just a hippo. I’m HIPPO. COP28 is the latest human endeavour in self-deception. This time ’round they called it “The […]

HIPPO Inquires

October 20, 2023 greenzine 0

Translated from the HIPPO by PATRICIA REMY Grandma. How little I would be aware of things past if not for her stories. I didn’t know Gran personally. But my mother told me about her, how some climate activists rescued her from evil humans called poachers. She landed in a zoo […]

HIPPO Hypothesises

September 20, 2023 greenzine 1

translated from the Hippo by PATRICIA REMY So I am wallowing in my pond again. As I’ve said, I lead a comfortable life. Food is no problem; here at the zoo I get regular, healthy meals. Company is a bit sparse; there are only two other females in my school […]

HIPPO Speaks

July 14, 2023 greenzine 0

translated and transcribed from the Hippo by PATRICIA REMY Hi! I’m Hippo. I live at an city zoo. It’s o.k. there. When I was a cute little calf, people said “sooo adorable”. Now I’m an adult and in appearance somewhat threatening. This photo gets my good side, though, don’t you […]