Insect Apocalypse

“The insect apocalypse is here.” ~ Nytimes.com

“The U.S. Supreme Court rebuffed a challenge by environmental groups. The justices this week upheld a District Court ruling to allow the Trump administration to bypass 28 federal laws, including the Endangered Species Act, the Safe Drinking Water Act and the Clean Air Act, to be waived for southern border wall construction.” ~ cbsnews.com

The bulldozers vibrate, awake

after the legal nap, ready now

to destroy the monarch sanctuary.

Children are shouting in tweets

to protect this barren world

already depleted of a past

rich with crawly, wriggling, tiny

beings stitching the world together

in a sacred mosaic.

The threads are pulling apart,

the seams no longer

invisible as the machines hum,

aimed for the last special places.

They’ve disappeared with barely a ripple,

just this sense among the elders

who were once enraptured by

the fragrant present

that something essential’s missing

from the seasoning of the world stew.

Inspired by: this storySacred, Special, Enrapture, and Ripple

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Victoria Stuart

I'm a poet, philosopher and inner seeker. A giver, lover and a healer who studies the heart.

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