Poetry – We’re part of it.

We’re part of it.

 

There’s a small planet that we’re on

That provides everything we need;

An intricate interconnecting web

Of insect, fur and seed.

 

Some recognise that this delicate web

Took billions of years to evolve

And that we’re messing up a balance,

Creating problems we can’t solve.

 

It’s like cannibalising the life-support

That is keeping us alive

Instead of improving it –

Enabling us to thrive.

 

Too many people see nature

As a business, open to abuse.

I guess,

You either feel you’re part of it

Or it’s there for you to use.

 

Opher – 17.7.2020

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