Environment Is Greater than Environs

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Environment is greater than environs,
As Sahel sand feeds forests in Brazil,
Russian winters cool Antarctic krill,
The price of phones affects the fate of lions.
How foolish, then, to think in terms of nations,
Dividing what is indivisible,
As though each government could work its will.
Yet melting ice can jiggle Earth's gyrations.

Copyright by Nicholas Gordon

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