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Life Arts    H4'ed 3/10/10

Earth Justice

Message Theresa Paulfranz

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As far as my hungry eyes can see

I imagine lovely entities

Integral and necessary to earthscape

Tall giants sleeping in their reveries

Land is meant to be peopled with these

To see them for me is ecstasy

Such is the experience for me of "Trees"

With them planethood is as it should be

Sun and air, soil and water

Beasts and flowers, birds and bees

We need them all and we need trees

Such was God's plan for earth conceived

"Human" should fit somewhere here

Limited and contained within

Not an infestation that kills all else

Otherwise we fall into sin

And then we turn upon each other

And war and ravage all the earth

Grabbing for what we did not already kill

Defiling the Planet-Mother that gave us birth

The day of reckoning has dawned

Just response to folly and crime

Earth is punishing her naughty children

But will we humans learn in time?

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