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Rated: ASR · Poetry · Environment · #2101736
Humanity is an Extinction Level Event — Quills 2016 Honorable Mention
Apocalypse

Some say a rock will fall from space,
some say a bug
will decimate the human race
and leave this Earth a poisoned place.
The truth's ignored with but a shrug.
Rainforests gasp their dying breath
'cause exploitation is our drug.
Through Nature's death
our graves we've dug.




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Inspired by Robert Frost's poem Fire and Ice:
https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poems-and-poets/poems/detail/44263

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