someone is counting

someone is counting
the 71,497 fires ignited
across the Amazon
rainforest since
January to make way
for soybeans. someone
is standing in the
middle of a farm in
the Midwest, watching
the rows of soybeans
rotting in the fields.
everywhere, the
land whispers
checkmate
.
20190821:1928
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** in the absence of The Daily Post from WordPress, here’s your daily prompt: soybeans

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