Tag Archives: environment

The Queen Never Lost Her Crown

Monk Seals already have to sunbathe on plastic-covered beaches now and they are about to be displaced from their home in Molokai’s shore waters by another species of seal the deadliest the world has known far beyond just invasive but … Continue reading

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Earth & Earthlings

It’s hard to see the galaxies through the hatred and violence and it’s hard to hear humanity through the deafening silence and the fife and drum of the marching band when fireworks light up the sky and the flames are fanned … Continue reading

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Don’t Worry About The Planet

We give ourselves too much credit believing that we destroyed the planet and we give ourselves too much credit believing that we are going to save it.   The planet doesn’t need us to save it the planet is fine we might … Continue reading

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The Birds Are Still Flying: Ode To Kaho’olawe

They watched as it bled blood red clouding the ocean and asked themselves how? They forgot that it’s alive dying slowly as God cries   and green turns to brown. Veins are nothing without blood but tears wash away sacredness … Continue reading

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All These Cells

We’re no more than cells. We think we’re so important but the earth will spin long after humans are gone. All that’s left will be plastic   but even plastic will all slowly disappear bottles and straws and all of … Continue reading

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Where The Hell Have You Been?

Dedicated to Uncle Bobby How far do you travel each day? “To work, maybe to the marketplace… about twenty miles” you might say “To school, and to the gym… thirty miles” well, do you drive a truck or a car … Continue reading

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Hurricane Street

This is the storm of the century it’s time to batten down the hatches and tie down the tents close all the windows, shutters, and vents make one last trip to town to stock up on supplies buy cases of … Continue reading

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