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Calling Off Lions

Calling Off Lions

Everyone denying something, list of denials as long as our arms, maybe even legs long
Call the lions, unvaccinated playing Russian roulette, yells vaccinated buffoon deniers
Roman times back, tables turned, the bands played on, parties galore, zero spacing
Losing patience, is what we are doing, smirking, wishing goodbye, would we call lions

Money is as addictive as heroin, down three trillion trees, no one notices, nor cares
Climate already changed, weather shaping our lives, like it did a thousand years ago
Profit is actually the cost of truly replenishing everything that was taken, doesn't exist
Micro world doesn't need macro world, Poles have already melted, just haven't finished

Harvested money through reselling, not the same as virgin money pulled from the ground
Phones permanently glued into our neuron systems, courtesy of thoughtful executives
People thinking we can turn the climate back to normal within our lifetimes, covid deniers
We all deny something important, but we are all, calling all lions, and the lions are hungry

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Climate already changed, weather shaping our lives, like it did a thousand years ago

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Written on November 27, 2021

Submitted by rzwilling on April 03, 2022

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Robert Zwilling

Robert Zwilling is digital artist and environmental poet who uses verbal brush strokes to illustrate life in the Natural World using jazz style text and pictures. more…

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