Ranting along

The shadow of the building gets bigger, as my existence lies scattered on the grass. The brilliant species of Homo Sapiens has not been able to invent a man-made material for construction.

They cannot comprehend my speechlessness, nor empathize with my pain. I am unable to tell them, that it will hit them hard in the gut a few years later. Balance is the key to a harmonious existence, but ….

β€œWill you stop ranting about the environment on your device, and do some real work? I need your help in clearing the lawn. We need to plant new trees.”

(100 words)


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24 thoughts on “Ranting along

      1. I had a neighbor tear down his trees to put up solar panels and while the solar panels seemed like a good thing, I couldn’t see why tearing the trees down was…especially since they were to the north….but I am a lowly writer. πŸ™‚

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  1. I’ve been reading lately about the “Gaia hypothesis” which “proposes that living organisms interact with their inorganic surroundings on Earth to form a synergistic and self-regulating, complex system that helps to maintain and perpetuate the conditions for life on the planet.”

    In other words, the whole planet is essentially a purposeful organism. The hypothesis has been discounted for decades, but your tale reminded me of it somewhat.

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