Friday, June 02, 2017

earth note 484

i refuse to mention his name
but speaking about deeds
has some benefit
if the greater good
has a chance

it's all about raising consciousness
no i'm not trying to preach to anyone
least of all
the choir

as obsolete as the idea of nationhood is
that's not to say that nations
shouldn't be mandated to make
fundamental change
away from all fossil fuels
& forward to clean energy

the moral equivalent to carbon
is death
so how much death
will you rationalize

coal dust finds
every living lung
a cancer-emphysema-asthma incubator

i've tasted the inside
of a coal-fired boiler
oil-fired furnace
methane exhaust

so don't tell me otherwise

--- e b bortz

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