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Joel Hammer – Migrations

geeseflock
Honking and flapping high
fright_flight_of_the_snow_geese_by_through the crisp fall morn
the geese re-enact
their ancient journey south–
then back north in spring.
The flock knows
just where to go
for just what it needs.

Their primordial pattern
resonates through the centuries
along wind-carrying currents–
Gaia’s rhythm.
Far below cars jam and curse
from streets to avenues
in toxic unclarity,
a cacophony of misery.
Sweating and swearing,
veiled in smokey tanks,
the throng anxiously waits
for the blink of the light,
to stop–then go–then stop
then–

Joel Hammer
December 22 1987 Earth First!
 
 


Kirk Lumpkin – As Is

295912_283176038377204_138830239478452_1083948_1212519841_nAs the setting of the sun
reveals
at nightfall
the beauty
of the stars
So the fading chlorophyll
reveals
in autumn
the leaves’ bright
yellows, reds, and oranges.

As the autumn
is
to the year
So the sunset
is
to the day.
And the winter
is the year’s
starry night.

Kirk Lumpkin
January-February 2006 Earth First!


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