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This week's theme: Earth Day
April 16: If Each House Had a Solar Panel
April 17: Everyone Is Murdering the Earth
April 18: Even if the Cities on the Coast
April 19: Environment Is Greater than Environs

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Environment Is Greater than Environs

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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