Poetry – Once we were in Heaven

Once we were in Heaven

Once we were in heaven;

Part of everything,

In harmony.

Tempted by the apple

Of agriculture;

Its parsimony.

We gave up our hunting band

For worthless diamonds in the sand.

Opher – 19.10.2020

The worst idea we ever had was to give up our natural way of life, hunter gathering, and trade it in for servitude.

Once in harmony with nature we are now out of control, our numbers swamping everything.

Instead of a life of excitement, skill and brotherhood, we have work, slavery, war and subservience.

The worst idea we ever had.

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