Death By Trillions

Each day
Mother marauders
Extinction investors
Wall Street bankers
Cash in animals
Rainforests corals,
$1 billion ILLEGAL
Mother Earth
Blood-dollars!

Twenty twenty-two
Living Planet Report,
Amazon Rainforest/Latin America
Ninety-four per cent
Animal populations
Nosedived
Since Nineteen seventy-four!

Globally,
Age of Loneliness,
Mother hushed
Sixty-nine percent
Animals killed off,
Monstrous
Man-made mayhem!

Montreal bigwigs
Nature meeting,
COP 15,
Previous fourteen
Spending splashes
Yet to achieve
Any protection targets,
Unfeeling bean counters
Exceptional ’govt dawdlers!

Climate Gen,
Simple
Immediacy,
EAT for the planet
Go vegan
CURB consumerism
Aggressive non-violent
Disobedient uprising,
Urgency!

Agitate. Disrupt. Defend.

©2022 Reese Halter


Reese Halter

Reese Halter is a bees/trees/seas defender.
Unearthly Wails is a special edition, a collection of poetry
illustrated by renowned Ojibwa artist Terry McCue.
Email: HalterBooks@gmail.com to order

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