Mayday Sonnet Sunday #4: Are we Homo Sapiens enough?

Are we, homo sapiens, enough to save ourselves and save the soul of every earthborn thing?We’re all burnt out, like books pulled down from shelvesand tossed upon the pyre of long-lost learning. We turn a blind eye to our historyand science too, ignoring every factembracing selfishness and infamyto cheat ourselves into our final act. We march... Continue Reading →

Mayday Sonnet Sunday #3: Come, workers of the world

Come, workers of the world, let us unitein questioning the purpose of our role:to build a future fair, and free, and brightor drudge towards some profit-driven goal? We may feel we are cogs within a wheelwithin another wheel relentlessly such wheels are turned until we barely feelour role within our planet’s destiny. Perhaps we are climbing... Continue Reading →

Mayday Sonnet Sunday #1: Another Planet Down

The celestial Mayday call rings out‘Emergency! Another planet down!’Among the galaxies, the angels shoutwhile gods look on, amused, none too forlorn: 'One more intelligent species fails the testdetermined upon its own destruction: one day we’ll make one wiser than the rest with power to prevent its own extinction.' Another planet down, a record scrubbedfrom off the intergalactic... Continue Reading →

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