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When the Greenland shaman spoke

He spoke of ice melting.

Lots of it!

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It's in the ocean, he said.

You can't change that.

He saw us as polar bears

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Clinging to our ice floe.

He was too sad to be angry.

Don't feel sorry for the polar bear,

He said,

Feel sorry for yourselves.

After his closing remarks

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He raised his voice,

Filling the hall

With a prayer to the elements

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Gary Lindorff is a poet, writer, blogger  and author of several books, the latest: 13 Seeds: Health, Karma and Initiation. Over the last few years he has begun calling himself an activist poet, channeling his activism through poetic (more...)
 

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