Sunday, 22 of October of 2017

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Sid Bridges – Techno-Civilization

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A second hand light embezzled from the sun.
a dim attempt to best nature. An inauthentic
magnificence which fades like a drug induced dream.

Grotesque necklaces of halogen and neon choking the world,
powered by sacred mountains reduced to poisoned dust and
toxic soot smears across the holy desert skies.

An anomalous infestation on the natural order of things.
An excrescence spawned by the mad coupling of a
phantom called reason with a nightmare named progress.

Sid Bridges
March-April 2001 Earth First!

 
 


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Jenny McBride – Twig Stove

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Twig stove is a declaration
Of solidarity against the oil industry
And a lesson in solar power.
On vacation from the so-called civilized world
I cook my food
Over the twig fire
Which can be fanned with a D battery
Renewed by a solar charger.

The twigs, too, are solar powered
As even the towering grandmother of white pines
Feeds on the sun for enormity.
Deafening pagan choir of frogs
Raised on solar power,
Mergansers and their migration,
solar powered,
Me, the beavers, mammals everywhere
Feeding on the sun at one end or another
Even my carnivore cat
Likes his greens unprocessed sometimes.

All leaves changing color
All currents shifting
So down below the sun’s light
Life may know about solar power one day
All one through the sun.
I can’t say all life comes from the sun
But I will say much death comes from oil
Which comes after dark ages
Of not knowing the sun’s pulse.

Jenny McBride
July-August 2007 Earth First!


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