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Translator with Jeffrey
PROLOGUE
The Locusts on Migration
Migration: Page Two
Migration: Page Three
Migration: Page Four
The Poet's Introduction
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Intro: Page Three
Intro: Page Four
Intro: Page Five
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Intro: Page Seven
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Intro: Page Nine
Intro: Page Ten
Intro: Page Eleven
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The Bison's Tale
Bison: Page Two
Bison: Page Three
Bison: Page Four
The Serpent's Tale
Serpent: Page Two
Serpent: Page Three
Serpent: Page Four
Serpent: Page Five
The Salmon's Tale
Salmon: Page Two
Salmon: Page Three
A Whale of a Tale
Whale: Page Two
Whale: Page Three
Whale: Page Four
Whale: Page Five
Whale: Page Six
Whale: Page Seven
Whale: Page Eight
Whale: Page Nine
The Hummingbird's Tale
Hummingbird: Page Two
Hummingbird: Page Three
Hummingbird: Page Four
Hummingbird: Page Five
Hummingbird: Page Six
The Tern's Tale
Tern: Page Two
Tern: Page Three
Tern: Page Four
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The Cricketary Tales of Jeffrey Jawser

There was a caribou from Kanoda
Who migrated in a parabola!
Glad were we to have a rambler as she -
A prima donna of the first degree -
On our pilgrimage. Many frozen lakes
And rivers had she crossed. Many heartaches
Did she suffer at the loss of friend,
And mate, and young calf too. Beasts without end -
A herd one-hundred thousand creatures strong,
A line one-hundred eighty-five miles long
Did she lead from taiga to tundra
And back again. One terrible faux-pas
And all was lost. Five-hundred caribou
Drowned in one horrible hullabaloo
In swollen stream. Responsibility
She claimed herself, and such adversity
Was common in her world. To her it fell
(With other pregnant females) to excel.

Migrating Caribou

For they led the migrations. As for males,
And those immature, they dragged their tails
Further and further behind. Every year
A thousand miles they'd roam: their whole career
Hard journeys 'cross ice and snow. A fur piece
Around her neck she wore, a good warm fleece
At which all laughed except the polar bear.
These two knew all our days would not be fair.