Tagged: Earth

humans migrating –

if we escape this,

your collective

your collective
decision
to mark
the change in our
environment is tied
to what we see
and what we
don’t see, what
we say yes to
and what we deny
.
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in the fine print, it

in the fine print, it
states that before,
during, and
after, we were and
are and will be knitted
together by the
universe, so that
how we each live
off the land and
water affects
the other,
whatever touches
me touches you
.
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we are wedged in this

we are wedged in this
corner of the earth, watching
the sun set over

lake erie, dragging his coat-
tails, making a sudden splash
.
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when one corner of

when i heard today

when i heard today
that NASA had discovered
a new solar system with seven
earth-like planets, i sighed
thank god as if i were
closer to getting off
this one. other lures:
the system’s star
is an ultracool
dwarf
named TRAPPIST-1,
no abrahamic relations, and
cosmically speaking,
40 light years away
is only right next door
.
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we are alien

we are alien
invaders to the
heart, programmed
with the sticky
business of
terraforming one
another’s ecosystem –
it takes so much
discipline to
flourish together
.
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for all the data

for all the data
we collect from one
another, day to
day, minute
to minute, perhaps
we are building
a universal
reference on
ourselves, as if
there could be
a perfect equation
to calculate the
gravitational tug
from person to
person, something
we can keep
in our back pocket
.
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we check our watches

we check our watches
quickly and slowly, as if
we were astronauts

beyond escape velocity,
pulling a fast one on time
.
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