© Ben Heine || Facebook || Twitter || www.benheine.com _______________________________________________ NEW: Buy high quality prints of the above photo. His name is Reiki, he is a young baby... and it's not a toy, it's a real donkey. I took this picture in Braives, Belgium. _______________________________________________ For more information about my art: firstname.lastname@example.org _______________________________________________ I wrote the following poem in 2003, it's only…
Scenes from the village of Armeni on the island of Crete
This ancient homesite in Armeni, Crete has gone to the sheep. Local herders move their small flocks along the narrow streets of the small hillside village utilizing many ad hoc pen areas like this one for feeding and security purposes. Armeni, Chania, Crete, Greece
Tearing down the old house today - look who greeted me at the pit. It was my first time alone with the cows and I did not know quite what to do. I said, "shoo." They said, "Cowgirl up!" You can't take away what is in your heart. I need new boots.
Big Red in a Chicken Sweater
Big Red is awesome in pink. She is an older hen who does not mind the extra warmth this time of year. Big Red was confiscated from a cruelty case at an egg farm. She has bad arthritis and gets extra cold during the winter. She also wears pink like it's going out of style. Why the sweater? Aside from being old and skinny, Big Red is an egg production breed. While other chickens stop laying eggs (or slow down significantly) during the winter, hens bred for the egg industry keep laying…